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Table 3 The pregnancy and neonatal outcomes in the yoga and control groups

From: The effect of yoga on the delivery and neonatal outcomes in nulliparous pregnant women in Iran: a clinical trial study

Outcomes Yoga group (35) Control group (35) Test p
Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Birth weight 3287.28 ± 369.54 2974.85 ± 301.26 Mann-Whitney U = 330.000 p = 0.001
Gestational age 38.98 ± 0.99 37.32 ± 1.78 Mann-Whitney U = 259.000 p < 0.0001
Labor duration 3.1 ± 0.96 4.91 ± 1.53 Mann-Whitney U = 112.000 p < 0.0001
First minute Apgar
score
8.94 ± 0.23 8.54 ± 0.98 Mann-Whitney U = 469.500 p = 0.010
Fifth minute Apgar
score
9.94 ± 0.23 9.28 ± 0.66 Mann-Whitney U = 260.500 p < 0.0001