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Table 2 Birth outcomes of pregnant women receiving antenatal care in the interior of Suriname (N = 203)

From: Adequate antenatal care and ethnicity affect preterm birth in pregnant women living in the tropical rainforest of Suriname

t2.1 Variable N = 203 (%) Mean ± SD      p-value
t2.2 Birth weight (grams)     Tribal (N = 99)   Indigenous (N = 104)  
t2.3 Mean    3080 ± 468 3093 ± 515.3 3068 ± 420.7  
t2.4 <  2500 16 7.9   8 (50.0)   8 (50.0)   p = 0.385
t2.5 ≥ 2500 182 89.6   88 (48.4)   94 (51.6)   
t2.6 Missing 5 2.5       
t2.7 Preterm birth (weeks)        
t2.8 Mean    38.6 ± 2.1   39 ± 1.7   38 ± 2.1  
t2.9 <  37 30 14.8   9 (30.0)   21 (70.0)   p = 0.046*
t2.1 ≥ 37 167 82.2   87 (52.1)   80 (47.9)   
t2.1 Missing 6 3.0       
t2.1 Apgar score         
t2.1 < 7 at 5 min 5 2.5       
t2.1 ≥7 at 5 min 194 95.5       
t2.1 Missing 4 2.0       
t2.1 Stillbirth 5 2.5   3   2   
  1. *Fishers’s exact test