TABLE 1.

Medical Characteristics of Cocaine- or Opiate-Exposed and Comparison Groups

Cocaine-ExposedOpiate-Exposed
Yes (N = 600)No (N = 788)PYes (N = 115)No (N = 1273)P
Best obstetric gestational age (wk)36.07 (4.02)36.39 (4.02).14236.58 (4.08)36.23 (4.02).369
Birth weight (g)2544 (749)2695 (862).0012619 (847)2631 (816).888
Length (cm)46.26 (4.75)47.11 (5.18).00246.47 (5.32)46.77 (4.99).538
Head circumference (cm)32.91 (2.89)32.27 (3.12).02632.05 (3.24)32.12 (3.01).801
Apgar 1 (median)88.40588.055
Apgar 5 (median)99.22799.446
Male (%)306 (51.0%)421 (53.4%).37054 (47.0%)673 (52.9%).224