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Table 2 Growth parameters at 12 months postmenstrual age in infants born SGA and those born AGA

From: Growth of a cohort of very low birth weight infants in Johannesburg, South Africa

  AGA1(Mean ± SD) SGA2(Mean ± SD) p value3
Weight (kg) 9.01 ± 1.31 (n = 19) 7.71 ± 1.26 (n = 18) 0.004
Length (cm) 72.51 ± 3.39 (n = 19) 68.9 ± 4.23 (n = 18) 0.007
HC 4 (cm) 45.71 ± 1.16 (n = 16) 45.08 ± 1.54 (n = 17) 0.19
  1. 1AGA = Appropriate for gestational age; 2SGA = Small for gestational age; 3p value determined using the unpaired t test; 4HC = Head circumference