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Table 1 Maternal and new-borns characteristics

From: Active delivery of the anterior arm and incidence of second-degree perineal tears: a clinical practice evaluation

  Couder group
(n = 101)
Control group
(n = 98)
p-value
Maternal characteristics:    NS
 Maternal age (years) 26.9 27.8
 BMI (kg/m2) 21.5 22.1  
 Weight gain (kg) 13.6 13.7  
Comorbidities:
 -Diabetes 7 (6.9%) 8 (8.1%)  
 -Hypertension 2 (1.9%) 1 (1%)
 -Others 10 (9.9%) 8 (8.2%)
New borns characteristics: NS
 Mean birth weight (g) 3228 [2880–4350] 3129 [2340–3910]
 Biacromial diameter (mm) 123 +/- 10 121+/− 9.5
 Apgar score <7 (5 min) 3 (3%) 2 (2%)
  1. BMI Body mass index