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Table 1 Data of preterm infants and mothers

From: Plasma arachidonic and docosahexaenoic acids in Tunisian very low birth weight infants: status and association with selected neonatal morbidities

  Preterm infants (n = 480)
Infant's characteristics  
 Gestational age, weeks  
  27–31 340 (70.8 %)
  32–37 140 (29.2 %)
 Birthweight, g  
  650–999 107 (21.1 %)
  1000–1499 373 (77.9 %)
 Gender  
  Male 240 (50.0 %)
  Female 240 (50.0 %)
Maternal and pregnancy characteristics  
 Twin pregnancy 149 (31.0 %)
 Preeclampsia 214 (44.6 %)
 Gestational diabetes 24 (5.0 %)
 Cesarean section 338 (70.4 %)
Neonatal morbidities  
 Small for gestational age 142 (29.6 %)
 Respiratory distress syndrome 234 (48.8 %)
 Sepsis 218 (45.4 %)
 Intaventricular hemorrhage 86 (17.9 %)
  1. Values represent number of cases (percent)