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Table 2 Perinatal obstetric complications and Apgar 5-min scores

From: Perinatal complications and executive dysfunction in early-onset schizophrenia

 EOS (N = 19)HC (N = 54)Group statistics
Gestational length, weeks (SD)38.8 (3.1)39.8 (1.7)T 1.33, p .20
Birth weight, grams (SD)3304.2 (855.5)3583.3 (560.5)T 1.33, p .20
Birth weight < 2500 g15.8%3.7%X2 3.22, p .07
Length in cm (SD)49.4 (2.9)50.5 (2.2)T 1.44, p .16
Dystocia15.8%9.2%X2 0.61, p .43
Bleeding < 500 ml10.5%5.6%X2 0.54, p .46
Use of forceps5.3%7.4%X2 0.10, p .75
Use of vacuum5.3%7.4%X2 0.10, p .75
Emergency ceasarean section10.5%7.4%X2 0.18, p .67
Apgar 5-min, mean (SD)9.2 (0.8)9.2 (0.5)T 0.34, p .74
  1. EOS Early-onset schizophrenia, HC Healthy controls, T and X2: Group tests of significance