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Table 3 Mean ± SD values selected variables in relation to H. pylori infection status

From: Effect of maternal Helicobacter Pylori infection on birth weight in an urban community in Uganda

Variable Mean ± SD by H. Pylori Status Range P valve
H. pylori -ve (n = 82) H. pylori + ve (n = 110)
Rate of weight gain (kg/week) 0.33 ± 0.11 0.26 ± 0.10 0.08–0.75 <0.001
Gestational age (weeks) 39.4 ± 1.1 39.3 ± 1.0 37.0–42.0 0.494
Birth weight (g) 3245 ± 407 2681 ± 370 1700–4400 <0.001
Pre-pregnancy BMI (kg/m2) 21.2 ± 2.5 21.6 ± 2.9 15.0–29.4 0.35
Pre-pregnancy weight (kg) 52.6 ± 7.0 53.5 ± 8.1 37–76 0.392
Maternal height (cm) 157.3 ± 5.9 157.5 ± 5.9 142.0–173.1 0.727