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Table 1 Comparing socio-demographic and obstetrical characteristics between cases and controls in Medani hospital, Sudan

From: Anaemia and low birth weight in Medani, Hospital Sudan

Variable Cases (N= 97) controls (N= 97) P. Value
Age, years 28.6(5.7) 29.3(6.2) 0.4
Primiparae 31 (31.9) 16(16.4) 0.01
Education < secondary level 36(37.1) 30(30.9) 0.6
Lack of antenatal care 29 (29.8) 14(14.4) 0.001
Maternal weight, kg 63.0 (7.8) 70.8 (13.5) 0.001
Maternal height, cm 162.4 (6.8) 164.7(7.2) 0.02
Body mass index 23.8(2.1) 25.9(4.0) 0.001
Anaemia 65 (67.0) 27(27.8) 0.001
  1. Data were shown as mean (SD) or n (%) as applicable