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Table 1 Demographics of infants with NE

From: Cytokine dysregulation persists in childhood post Neonatal Encephalopathy

Variables NE 0/1 (n = 13) NE- II/III (n = 24) p- value (95% CI)
GA (wks)a 39.7 (1.43) 40.5 (1.21) 0.06 (−1.4-0.03)
BW (kgs)a 3.48 (0.7) 3.61 (0.61) 0.31 (−4.7–0.13)
Gender, male, n (%)b 9 (76%) 14 (58%) 0.70
Mode of delivery n (%)b
LSCS 7 (53) 11 (45) 0.70
SVD 3 (23) 7 (29) 0.73
Inst 3 (23) 6 (25) 0.73
Apgar @1 minc 5 (3–6) 2 (1–5) 0.003
Apgar@5 minsc 7 (5–8) 4 (2–7) 0.01
Apgar@10 minsc 7.5 (6–9) 5 (3–7) 0.01
TH, n (%)b 0 (0) 15 (62) < 0.001
Seizures, n (%)b 0 (0) 17 (70) < 0.001
MRI- Abnormal, n (%)b 0/0 13 (50) < 0.001
ASQ -GM 56 (4) 48 (9) 0.03
  1. GA gestational age, BW birth weight, SVD spontaneous vaginal delivery, inst. instrumental delivery, TH therapeutic hypothermia, ASQ ages and stages questionnaire, GM gross motor skill score. a For normally distributed data, mean ± SD is expressed, and the independent Student-t test was used for comparison, where p < 0.05 is significant with 95% confidence intervals (CI). b For binary variables, the χ2 test was used for comparison. c For skewed data, medians and IQRs are expressed and the Mann-Whitney U test was used for comparison