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Table 1 All participants’ demographical and obstetrical data

From: Perinatal factors influencing the neonatal hearing screening results

Variables Number Percent
Level of educations
 Lower diploma 25 13.9
 Diploma 94 52.2
 Higher diploma 61 33.8
 Maternal health status   
 Healthy 118 65.2
 None healthy 63 34.8
Underlying disease in none healthy group
 High blood pressure 4 2.2
 Urinary tract Infection 1 0.6
 Diabetes 18 9.9
 Thyroid 33 18.2
 other 7 3.9
Corticosteroid administration
 Yes 20 11.0
 No 161 89.0
Occupation
 Employed 13 7.2
 Unemployed 168 92.8
Mode of delivery
 Cesarean section 106 59.6
 Vaginal delivery 72 40.4
Neonate’s sex
 Male 99 56.9
 Female 75 43.1
Amniotic fluid status
 Oligohydramnios 1 0.6
 Polyhydramnios 1 0.6
 Normal 175 98.9
Apgar scores
 First minute 8.9945 ± .07433  
 Fifth minute 9.9945 ± .07433  
OAE
 Left Pass 93 51.7
 Right Pass 93 51.7
 Both fail 87 48.1
 Both pass 94 51.9
 Left fail 87 48.3
 Right fail 87 48.3