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Table 1 Comparison of included and excluded term SGA of the study

From: Insights into infancy weight gain patterns for term small-for-gestational-age babies

  Term SGA included Term SGA excluded P-value Total
Number of children [n (%)] 3004(12.9) 20,206(87.1) 23,210 (100.0)
Gender [n (%)]
 Male 1188(39.5) 8343(41.3) 0.07 9531(41.1)
 Female 1816(60.5) 11,863(58.7)   13,679(58.9)
Gestational age (GA, wk.) 39.02(1.1) 39.13(1.1) 0.02 39.12(1.1)
GA categories [n (%)]
 Late term (40 wk. ≤ GA<42 wk.) 929(30.9) 5914(29.3) 0.09 6843(29.5)
 Early term (37 wk. ≤ GA<40 wk.) 2075(69.1) 14,292(70.7)   16,367(70.5)
Birthweight (BW, Kg) 2.54(0.2) 2.51(0.2) 0.06 2.52(0.2)
BW (Z-score) −1.70(0.5) − 1.78(0.6) < 0.01 − 1.77(0.5)
BW categories [n (%)]
 2.5Kg ≤ BW<3.0 Kg 2156(71.8) 14,233(70.4) 0.13 16,389(70.6)
 BW<2.5Kg 848(28.2) 5973(29.6)   6821(29.4)
Residence [n (%)]
 Urban 486(16.2) 3425(16.9) 0.29 3911(16.8)
 Rural 2518(83.8) 16,781(83.1)   19,299(83.2)
  1. Continuous variables (gestational age, birthweight, BW (Z-score)) are shown in mean (SD)