Study group | Experimental Frequency (percentage) | Control Frequency (percentage) | *P*-value Chi-square test |
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Variable |
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Birth weight (gr) |

< 1500 | 9 (30) | 12 (40) | *P* = 0.065 |

≥ 1500 | 21 (70) | 18 (60) | |

Gender |

Female | 11 (44) | 14 (56) | *P* = 0.39 |

Male | 14 (56) | 11 (44) | |

Study group | Experimental Mean ± Standard deviation (\( \overline{\mathrm{X}}\pm SD\Big) \) | Control Mean ± Standard deviation (\( \overline{\mathrm{X}}\pm SD\Big) \) | Independent t-test |

Variable |

Neonate’s age (hour) | 70.21 ± 8.9 | 65.20 ± 6.8 | *P* = 0.35 |

Gestational age (week) | 33.2 ± 1.27 | 32.1 ± 1.77 | *P* = 0.06 |