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Table 3 Characteristics of neonates during birth hospitalization with respect to their CB vitamin D status

From: Prevalence and risk factors for vitamin D insufficiency and deficiency at birth and associated outcome

Parametric Vitamin D satus P value
Deficiency
N = 95
Insufficiency
N = 79
Sufficiency
N = 91
Gestational age (weeks) 38.8
(38.6–39.1)
39.2
(38.9–39.5)
38.9
(38.7–39.3)
0.65
Birth Weight (g) 3301
(3215–3387)
3433
(3322–3544)
3306
(3305–3406)
0.35
Birth length (cm) 48.8
(48.1–49.6)
49.5
(49.0–50.0)
48.3
(47.2–49.5)
0.53
Apgar 1 min <7 2.1%
(0.6–7.0)
2.6%
(0.7–8.9)
6.5%
(2.4–12.2)
0.21
NICU admission 6.3%
(0.87–11.7)
5.1%
(0–10.6)
8.9%
(2.4–15.3)
0.62
Hypoglycemia (%) 0 1.3%
(0–4.4)
1.1%
(0–3.6)
0.56
Neonatal Jaundice (%) 21.1%
(12.6–29.6)
13.9%
(5.3–22.5)
13.9%
(6.4–21.4)
0.27
Phototherapy (%) 5.3%
(0.3–10.3)
1.3%
(0–4.4)
1.1%
(0–3.6)
0.13
  1. Data presented as mean or proportion (%) with 95% confidence intervals of mean or %