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Table 2 Clinical course and maternal morbidity between groups

From: Clinical course of preterm prelabor rupture of membranes in the era of prophylactic antibiotics

  Study group (n = 119) Control group (n = 51) P value
Latency periods (hours) median (interquartile) 89.8 (26, 175.3) 24.3 (8.4, 60.3) < 0.001
 > 2 days 77 (64.7%) 16 (31.4%) < 0.001
 > 7 days 35 (29.4%) 4 (7.8%) 0.002
GA at delivery (weeks) 32.5 ± 1.9 31.9 ± 2.2 0.80
Mode of delivery    0.30
 - Vaginal delivery 82 (68.9%) 31 (60.8%)  
 - Forceps & vacuum extraction 3 (2.5%) 1 (2%)  
 - Cesarean section 31 (26.1%) 15 (29.4%)  
 - Breech assisting 3 (2.5%) 4 (7.8%)  
Maternal infectious morbidity 21 (17.6%) 7 (13.7%) 0.52
  - Chorioamnionitis 19 6  
  - Metritis 1 1  
  - Wound infection 1 0  
Median day of hospitalization (interquartile) 8 (5, 12) 4 (2, 6) < 0.001
  1. Data presented as median (interquartile), mean ± SD or n (%).
  2. GA: gestational age.