TABLE 1

Baseline Demographics, Maternal Characteristics and Outcomes for All Mothers and Comparison Between Asymptomatic and Symptomatic Mothers

All Mothers (n = 149)Asymptomatic Mothers (n = 60)Symptomatic Mothers (n = 89)P
Maternal age, ya31.4±6.530.4±6.232±6.6.07
Aliveb149/149 (100)60/60 (100)89/89 (100).99
Cesarean deliveryb36/149 (24)13/60 (22)23/89 (26).56
Premature delivery, <37 wk GAb16/149 (11)2/60 (3)14/89 (16).02
Intensive care admissionb8/149 (5)0/60 (0)8/89 (9).02
Comorbid conditionsb
 Obesity, BMI ≥3062/149 (41)24/60 (39)38/89 (42).74
 Asthma12/149 (8)6/60 (10)6/89 (7).47
 Type 1 or 2 diabetes mellitus4/149 (3)2/60 (3)2/89 (2).99
 Gestational diabetes10/149 (7)5/60 (8)5/89 (5).52
 Gestational hypertension17/149 (11)5/60 (8)12/89 (13).33
Onset of deliveryb
 Natural labor84/149 (56)32/60 (53)52/89 (58).54
 Induction of labor35/149 (23)19/60 (32)16/89 (18).05
 Fetal distress8/149 (5)4/60 (7)4/89 (5).71
 Maternal distress8/149 (5)1/60 (2)7/89 (8).14
Meconium stained amniotic fluidsb23/149 (15)10/60 (17)13/89 (15).73
Rupture of membranes, ha5.3±6.85.3±6.55.4±7.93
  • a Expressed as mean ± SD.

  • b Expressed as n/number of patients with available data for the variable (%).