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Table 1 Characteristics of the cord blood samples analyzed

From: Correlation of cord blood telomere length with birth weight

  Mean (SD) Median Minimum Maximum
Mother’s age in years 32.7 (4.9) 33.0 17 47
Birth weight in gramsa 3235 (501) 3162 1128 5184
Gestational age in weeksa 38.2 (1.1) 38.0 32 41
qPCR RTF (Control #1) 0.996 (0.126) 0.991 0.735 1.521
qPCR RTF (Control #2) 0.826 (0.101) 0.823 0.545 1.09
TRF (kb) 12.7 (2.5) 12.6 0.663 19.2
  1. aKolmogorov–Smirnov test of normality indicates significant deviation from normal distribution