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Table 6 Characteristics of Amniotic Fluid, Umbilical Cord and Placenta, According to Study Group

From: Maternal and infant outcomes during the COVID-19 pandemic: a retrospective study in Guangzhou, China

Characteristics 24 January – 31 March 2020 24 January – 31 March 2019 P Value
Amniotic fluid properties— no./total no. (%)
Normal 478/588 (81.29) 593/729 (81.34) 0.99
Meconium-stained 101/588 (17.18) 128/729 (17.56) 0.88
Bloody 9/588 (1.53) 8/729 (1.10) 0.49
Median umbilical cord length (Mean ± SD) — cm 50.31 ± 7.89 (n = 587) 50.34 ± 8.12 (n = 732) 0.77
Median Placental weight (Mean ± SD) — g 547.15 ± 90.83 (n = 589) 545.76 ± 90.91 (n = 733) 0.86
Median Amniotic fluid volume (Mean ± SD) — ml 505.44 ± 320.08 (n = 581) 509.95 ± 281.01 (n = 730) 0.17
  1. Differences between the groups were assessed with the use of the Mann–Whitney U test for umbilical cord length, placental weight and amniotic fluid volume; the use of the chi- square test for other test index