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Table 1 Pre-delivery characteristics of HIV-infected and, HIV-uninfected women, as well as infant outcomes at birth (n at birth = 295 mother-infant pairs)

From: Predictors of fetal anemia and cord blood malaria parasitemia among newborns of HIV-positive mothers

  N Mean SD Mean difference* 95% CI of the difference
Mother       
Age (years) 440 28.5 5.6 −2.1 −2.8 −1.4
Weight (kg) 440 62.5 11.4 3.0 1.4 4.6
Height (cm) 440 159.6 12.2 −1.3 −2.8 0.3
BMI (kg/m2) 440 25.8 16.4 2.9 −0.8 6.6
Hemoglobin level at recruitment (g/dL) 440 9.8 1.7 1.3 1.1 1.4
Infant       
Gestational age 295 37.6 2.1 0.7 0.4 1.0
Birth weight 281 2.8 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.3
Fetal Hemoglobin 295 11.7 2.7 −0.9 −1.3 −0.5
  1. *The “means” and “standard deviations” presented in the table are those of HIV+ women; Mean difference = Mean of HIV-negative minus Mean of HIV-positive.