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Table 3 The anthropometric characteristics and cognitive development of the children by maternal H. pylori status

From: Maternal H. pylori seropositivity is associated with gestational hypertension but is irrelevant to fetal growth and development in early childhood

VariableSerum H. pylori IgGp value
Mean ± SD or number (%)Seropositive (n = 23)Seronegative (n = 77)
Birth body length (cm)50.0 ± 1.550.1 ± 2.10.70
Birth head circumference (cm)33.8 ± 1.333.9 ± 1.40.68
Birth body weight (g)3012.7 ± 375.33118.7 ± 391.40.25
Low birth weight < 2500 g2 (8.7)4 (5.2)0.62
Small for gestational age (SGA)2 (8.7)8 (10.4)1.00
Body weight (kg)
 1 year of age9.0 ± 1.0 (n = 23)9.2 ± 1.1 (n = 66)0.47
 2 years of age11.8 ± 1.3 (n = 22)12.2 ± 1.4 (n = 60)0.29
 3 years of age13.8 ± 1.6 (n = 20)14.5 ± 2.1 (n = 45)0.18
Body height (cm)
 1 year of age75.4 ± 2.4 (n = 23)74.7 ± 2.6 (n = 66)0.24
 2 years of age86.4 ± 2.8 (n = 22)87.1 ± 3.6 (n = 60)0.45
 3 years of age94.0 ± 3.7 (n = 20)95.6 ± 4.7 (n = 45)0.19
Domains of the CDIIT test(n = 14)(n = 18) 
Attention109.3 ± 16.9108.2 ± 18.90.87
Perception106.9 ± 13.6106.4 ± 15.20.93
Memory106.4 ± 22.9107.6 ± 23.90.89
Reasoning110.1 ± 15.3110.8 ± 17.10.91
Concepts105.3 ± 16.2103.5 ± 20.90.79