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Table 2 Comparison of qualitative variables between the case and control groups

From: Perinatal factors influencing the neonatal hearing screening results

  Case n = 87 Control n = 94 P value*
Level of educations
 Lower diploma 12 (14) 13 (13.8) 0.956
 Diploma 44 (51.2) 50 (53.2)
 Higher diploma 30 (34.9) 31 (33)
None healthy group with underlying disease
 High blood pressure 4 (4.6) 0 (0) 0.116
 Urinary tract 1 (1.1) 0 (0)
 Diabetes 6 (6.9) 12 (12.8)
 Thyroid 14 (16.1) 19 (20.2)
 other 2 (2.3) 5 (5.3)
Healthy group 60 (69.0) 58 (61.7)
Corticosteroid administration
 Yes 6 (6.9) 14 (14.9) 0.101
 No 81 (93.1) 80 (85.1)
Occupation
 Employed 7 (8.0) 6 (6.4) 0.776
 Unemployed 80 (92.0) 88 (93.6)
Type of delivery
 Cesarean section 62 (71.3) 44 (48.4) 0.002
 Vaginal delivery 25 (28.7) 47 (51.6)
Neonate’s sex
 Male 57 (67.1) 42 (47.2) 0.009
 Female 28 (32.9) 47 (52.8)
Maternal health status
 Healthy 60 (69.0) 58 (61.) 0.305
 None healthy 27 (31.0) 36 (38.3)
Amniotic fluid status
 Oligohydramnios 1 (1.2) 0 (0.0) 0.326
 Polyhydramnios 1 (1.2) 0 (0.0)
 Normal 82 (97.6) 93 (100)
  1. *Chi-square test