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Table 1 Sociodemographic, clinical, and biochemical variables of women with low birth weight and controls

From: Zinc and copper levels in low birth weight deliveries in Medani Hospital, Sudan

Variable Controls (n = 50) Cases (n = 50) P value
Age, years 27.54 (5.06) 27.5 (6.3) 0.98
Parity 2.04 (1.5) 2.1(2.3) 0.80
Gestation age, weeks 38.1(1.2) 37.8(1.9) 0.43
Inter-pregnancy interval, months 22.5(16.7) 16.6(17.7) 0.09
Weight, kg 65.02 (14.3) 59.9 (12.7) 0.06
Body mass index, kg/m2 25.4(3.9) 23.9(4.5) 0.08
Hemoglobin, g/dl 11.1 (1.4) 10.8(1.4) 0.38
  1. Values are mean (SD).