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Table 2 The Urinary Uric Acid / Cr ratio according to study variables

From: The Urinary Uric Acid / Cr ratio as a marker of morbidity and mortality of preterm infants: a case—control study

variables case control P value
Gender
  female 5.4 ± 4.0 3.1 ± 1.7 0.017
  Male 5.5 ± 4.3 4.1 ± 3.6 0.190
Type of delivery
  NVD 3.4 ± 0.2 4.0 ± 2.9 0.785
  C/S 5.5 ± 4.2 3.3 ± 2.9 0.016
Birth weight(gram)
  1499–1000 4.6 ± 1.8 4.6 ± 2.9 0.958
  1999–1500 6.2 ± 5.2 3.9 ± 3.3 0.058
   ≥ 2000 3.7 ± 1.6 2.2 ± 1.2 0.59
5th minute Apgar score
   ≥ 8 5.8 ± 4.4 3.6 ± 3.3 0.007
   < 8 4.1 ± 2.4 4.4 ± 1.9 0.885
Complications
   +  8.7 ± 3.9 - -
  - 5.1 ± 4.1 3.7 ± 3.0 0.048
Days of Hospitalization
   < 10 4.9 ± 4.6 2.8 ± 1.8 0.039
   ≥ 10 5.7 ± 4.0 5.0 ± 3.9 0.576