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Table 2 Zinc and copper levels in maternal and cord blood

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

Variable Cases (n = 50) Control (n = 50) P–value
Maternal zinc 62.9 (36.3 – 96.8) 96.2 (84.6 – 125.7) <0.001
Cord zinc 87.1(43.3 – 118.1) 92.2 (65.0 – 114.5) 0.49
P –value 0.15 0.12  
Maternal copper 81.6 (23.7 – 167.5) 139.8 (31.9 – 186.2) 0.04
Cord copper 108 (55.1 – 157.9) 147.5 (84.5 – 185.2) 0.02
P –value 0.16 0.46