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Table 2 The demographic characteristics of neonates from Shunyi and mean concentration of anti-Dtx, anti-Ttx and anti-Ptx IgG

From: The maternal antibody against diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis showed distinct regional difference in China

GroupNMean (95%CI) (IU/ml)
Anti-DtxAnti-TtxAnti-Ptx
Sex
 Female950.11 (0.08–0.14)0.14 (0.08–0.20)5.47 (4.14–6.79)
 Male1050.13 (0.08–0.18)0.22 (0.11–0.33)7.08(5.42–8.74)
P 0.49070.24150.1386
Birth
 Term infant1540.13 (0.10–0.17)0.21(0.12–0.29)6.22 (5.01–7.44)
 Premature infant460.08 (0.05–0.11)0.12 (0.07–0.17)6.62 (4.27–8.96)
P 0.11060.29620.7608
Delivery mode
 Spontaneous labor1140.12 (0.09–0.15)0.20 (0.10–0.31)5.92 (4.65–7.18)
 Cesarean delivery860.12 (0.07–0.17)0.15 (0.10–0.21)6.84 (4.98–8.71)
P 0.86090.43330.3770
Total2000.12 (0.09–0.15)0.18 (0.12–0.25)6.31 (5.24–7.38)