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Table 4 Association between adiponectin concentrations in maternal serum & umbilical cord blood and infant’s sex (n = 75)

From: Adiponectin levels in maternal serum and umbilical cord blood at birth by mode of delivery: relationship to anthropometric measurements and fetal sex

Gender Maternal adiponectin (ug/mL) Umbilical cord blood adiponectin (ug/mL)
Mean ± SD P-value Mean ± SD P-value
Male (n = 39) 7.64 ± 3.50 0.44a 7.73 ± 3.68 0.86a
Female (n = 36) 7.48 ± 3.16 8.01 ± 4.48
  1. a, Mann-Whitney test