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Table 2 Association between the first bath timing and the newborn status

From: Newborn’s first bath: any preferred timing? A pilot study from Lebanon

Variable Newborn status p values
Calm Somnolent Crying p between 3 groups p 1–2 p 1–3 p 2–3
First bath timing     0.07 0.096 0.04 0.690
 2 h 35 (34.7%) 6 (75.0%) 10 (62.5%)     
 6 h 44 (43.6%) 2 (25.0%) 5 (31.3%)     
 24 h 22 (21.8%) 0 (0%) 1 (6.3%)     
  1. p 1–2 = p between groups 1 and 2; p 1–3 = p between groups 1 and 3; p 2–3 = p between groups 2 and 3