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Table 2 Neonatal characteristics of the study population, separated by HIV-exposure

From: The effects of exposure to HIV in neonates at a referral hospital in South Africa

Neonatal characteristics HEU HIV-unexposed All neonates P-value
Birth weight (g)     < 0.001
 Mean (SD) 2102 (882) 2265 (995) 2222 (969)
 Unknown N (%) 1 (0.1%) 3 (0.1%) 4 (0.1%)
Head circumference (cm)     0.004
 Mean (SD) 31.35 (3.52) 31.81 (3.91) 31.70 (3.82)
 Unknown N (%) 122 (14.3%) 291 (12.2%) 414 (12.8%)
Gestational age (weeks)     0.004
 Mean (SD) 33.95 (4.55) 34.49 (4.70) 34.34 (4.67)
 Unknown N (%) 12 (1.4%) 31 (1.3%) 43 (1.3%)
Gender = Male     
 N (%)
Unknown N (%)
452 (53.0%)
2 (0.2%)
1245 (52.4%)
4 (0.2%)
1697 (52.5%)
6 (0.2%)
0.759
Total
 N (%) 855 (26.4%) 2381 (71.2%) 3236 (100%)  
  1. HEU HIV-exposed uninfected; SD standard deviation