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Table 2 Comparisons of characteristics between infants with and without complications of congenital syphilis

From: Outcomes of infants born to pregnant women with syphilis: a nationwide study in Korea

Year MR + Eye + Hearing + Renal
(N = 51)
None (N = 199) P-value
2014 16 (21 %) 60 (79 %) 0.4626
2015 15 (22 %) 53 (78 %)
2016 9 (21 %) 34 (79 %)
2017 8 (25 %) 24 (75 %)
2018 3 (3 %) 32 (91 %)
Male 21 (41 %) 108 (53 %) 0.1248
Preterm 0 (0 %) 7 (3 %) 0.6155
Neurosyphilis 7 (14 %) 7 (3 %) < 0.0001
Aqueous penicillin 7 (14 %) 57 (28 %) 0.0394
Benzathine penicillin 39 (76 %) 131 (63 %)
Duration of Tx ≥ 10 48 (6 %) 165 (17 %) 0.1691
  1. MR mental retardation, Tx treatment