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Table 2 Demographic and clinical characteristics of the validation cohort

From: DNA methylation profiling of acute chorioamnionitis-associated placentas and fetal membranes: insights into epigenetic variation in spontaneous preterm births

Variables aCA (n = 42) Non-aCA (n = 36) p value
Maternal age, years (mean) 21–44 (32) 17–43 (29.27) < 0.03
GA at delivery, weeks (mean) 20–41 (26.83) 20–39 (29.2) < 0.02
Birth weight (SD) − 2.24 to 1.23 − 3.13 to 1.67 ns
Fetal sex (M/total) 24/42 21/36 ns
  1. p values are calculated by Wilcoxon–Mann–Whitney rank sum test for continuous variables, Fisher’s exact test for fetal sex
  2. ns non-significant