Mothers HIE Control
Mode of delivery
Caesarean (emergency)% 65% 40%
Caesarean (elective)% 25% 10%
Vaginal % 10% 50%
Age, Y (mean ± SD) 28 ± 9 24 ± 3
Gravida (mean ± SD) 3 ± 1 2 ± 1
Gestational hypertension % 45% ------
Gestational Diabetes Mellitus % 25% ------
Placental abruption % 30% ------
Neonates
Weight (Kg) mean ± SD 2.76 ± 0.54 3.41 ± 0.36
Apgar score (mean ± SD)
At 1min 2.95 ± 1.13 8.17 ± 1.1
At 5 min 5.47 ± 1.07 9.28 ± 0.65
Sex
Male (N) 8 15
Female (N) 37 40
Table 1: Characteristics of the mothers and infants recruited in the study served as control or HIE neonates.