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Table 1 Selected maternal characteristics by cohort*

From: Nuclear factor-kappa B localization and function within intrauterine tissues from term and preterm labor and cultured fetal membranes

  Preterm Cohort Term Cohort
  PNL
n = 22
PTL
n = 21
P value TNL
n = 23
STL
n = 21
P value
Maternal age (y)** 27.9 ± 6.7
(16-38)
23.4 ± 7.2
(13-37)
0.0399 29.3 ± 6.3
(19-41)
26.4 ± 6.9
(16-43)
N.S.
Gestational age
at delivery (wk)**
33.1 ± 2.7
(27.3-36.3)
32.5 ± 3.0
(26.0-36.9)
N.S. 39.2 ± 1.1
(37.9-41.1)
39.5 ± 1.0
(37.6-41.1)
N.S.
Birthweight (g)** 1780 ± 520
(810-2810)
1980 ± 640
(910-3250)
N.S. 3524 ± 421
(2870-4750)
3572 ± 263
(3100-3960)
N.S.
Gravidity       
   1 8 9 N.S. 0 7 0.0086
   2 6 5   9 4  
   >2 8 7   14 10  
Parity       
   0 9 10 N.S. 1 8 0.0203
   1 8 5   8 4  
   >1 5 6   14 9  
  1. * All specimens derived from these subjects were collected at Sotero del Rio Hospital, Santiago, Chile
  2. ** Values are given as mean ± standard deviation; the range is given in parentheses
  3. N.S., not significant