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Table 2 Mean (SD) of the basic characteristics of women who received ceftizoxime as prophylaxis for elective cesarean section

From: Prophylactic ceftizoxime for elective cesarean delivery at Soba Hospital, Sudan

Variables Women who received pre-incision ceftizoxime (n =90) Women who received ceftizoxime after clamping the umbilical cord (n =90) P
Age, years 30.5 (7.4) 32.2 (5.2) 0.08
Gravidity 3.5 (1.6) 3.9 (2.1) 0.1
Parity 1.9 (1.5) 2.1 (1.5) 0.4
Weight, kg 77.4 (13.7) 79.4 (13.7) 0.3
Height, cm 158.3 (5.3) 159.6 (6.0) 0.1
Gestational age, weeks 38.2 (1.1) 38.3 (0.9) 0.7
Temperature, °C 36.9 (0.5) 36.9 (0.4) 0.5