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Table 1 Characteristics of Mothers with SARS-CoV-2 Infection

From: Management and short-term outcomes of neonates born to mothers with active perinatal SARS-CoV-2 infection

Characteristic No. (%)
Number of mothers 67
Age, median (IQR), in years 27 (21–31)
Ethnicity
 White 6 (9%)
 Hispanic 15 (22%)
 Black or African American 44 (66%)
 Other 2 (3%)
Mode of delivery
 Vaginal 39 (58%)
 Cesarean 28 (42%)
Indications for Cesarean delivery
 Repeat C-section. 10 (36%)
 Worsening maternal condition due to COVID-19 3 (11%)
 Pre-eclampsia 3 (11%)
 Chorioamnionitis 2 (7%)
 Arrest of descent 2 (7%)
 Malpresentation 3 (11%)
 Fetal distress 10 (36%)
 Severe IUGR 2 (7%)
 Other 5 (18%)
Maternal condition before admission
 Asymptomatic 54 (81%)
 Sick at home 9 (13%)
 Required hospitalization within 14 d prior to delivery 4 (6%)
Indication for SARS-CoV-2 testing
 URI symptoms 3 (5%)
 LRI symptoms 8 (13%)
 Fever 3 (5%)
 Gastrointestinal symptoms 0 (0%)
 Myalgias or fatigue 0 (0%)
 Anosmia or ageusia 2 (2%)
 Contact with SARS-CoV-2 case 3 (5%)
 Previous positive 4 (6%)
 Asymptomatic screening 55 (89%)
SARS-CoV-2 status at time of delivery
 Confirmed positive. 42 (63%)
 Person under investigation (PUI) 25 (37%)
Time from diagnosis to delivery, median (IQR), in days 1 (0–1.75)
Specific treatment for SARS-CoV-2
 None 61 (91%)
 Remdesivir 3 (5%)
 Dexamethasone 4 (4%)
 Convalescent plasma 1 (2%)
Length of stay, median (IQR), in days 2 (2–3)
Final maternal disposition
 Discharged home 67 (100%)
 Death 0 (0%)
  1. Abbreviations: IQR interquartile range, SARS-CoV-2 severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, IUGR In utero growth restriction, URI Upper respiratory tract infections, LRI Lower respiratory tract infections