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Published online 2012 April 4. doi: 10.1186/1471-2431-12-43

Table 2

Baseline maternal characteristics

Variable*BP-NCPAP
(N = 63)
NCPAP
(N = 65)
P value
Maternal age (years) [Mean (SD)]31.5 (6.3)30.8 (5.9)0.55

Gravida [Median (IQR)]2 (1, 3)2 (1, 3)0.89

Parity [Median (IQR)]0 (0, 1)0 (0, 1)0.97

Pregnancy induced hypertension/eclampsia [N (%)]13 (21%)17 (26%)0.46

Essential hypertension [N (%)]8 (13%)8 (12%)0.89

Prolonged rupture of membranes [N (%)]20 (32%)25 (38%)0.42

Chorioamnionitis [N (%)]
Clinical9 (14%)15 (23%)0.20
Histological29 (52%)26 (43%)0.32

Antenatal steroid [N (%)]
Complete course42 (67%)47 (72%)0.35
Partial course11 (17%)13 (20%)
None10 (16%)5 (8%)

*IQR = Inter-quartile range, N = Number, % = Percent, SD = Standard deviation