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Table 1 Maternal and neonatal characteristics in the two groups

From: Oxidative stress in term small for gestational age neonates born to undernourished mothers: a case control study

Parameters Study Group (N = 20) Mean ± S.D Control Group (N = 20) Mean ± S.D*
Maternal   
Height (cm) 147.3 ± 3.6 156.1 ± 3.3
Weight (kg) 44.7 ± 5.5 56.8 ± 3.9
Hemoglobin (g/dL) 8.0 ± 0.9 11.6 ± 0.6
Serum albumin (g/dL) 2.5 ± 0.3 3.7 ± 0.2
Neonatal   
Weight (g) 2097 ± 145 2862 ± 290
Length (cm) 48.0 ± 0.7 50.1 ± 1.4
Midarm circumference (cm) 9.5 ± 0.5 11.0 ± 0.3
Head circumference (cm) 33.7 ± 1.3 35.0 ± 0.5
Chest circumference (cm) 30.6 ± 1.3 31.9 ± 0.4
Ponderal index 1.9 ± 0.1 2.2 ± 0.2
  1. * All differences between the study and control group were highly significant (P < 0.0001)