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Table 4 Comparison of UmA gas analysis at delivery between LD and control groups

From: Labor dystocia and risk of histological chorioamnionitis and funisitis: a study from a single tertiary referral center

Variable Participants P-value
LD Control
n = 83 n = 87
pH 7.30 (0.06) 7.29 (0.07) 0.465a
pH < 7.20, % 3.6 9.2 0.213b
pCO2, mmHg 44.7 (8.0) 48.6 (10.0) < 0.01a
pO2, mmHg 17.7 (6.0) 17.4 (6.6) 0.781a
BE, mmol/L −5.1 (2.8) −4.0 (3.2) < 0.05a
  1. Results are specified as mean (standard deviation) unless specified otherwise
  2. LD: labor dystocia, BE: base excess, UmA: Umbilical artery
  3. aP-value: t-test
  4. bP-value: chi-squared test