Table 1: Mean (±SD) glucose level, leukocyte count, and viability in colostrum, maternal blood, and cord blood from normoglycemic and hyperglycemic women.

ParameterSampleNormoglycemicHyperglycemicStatistical contrast

Glucose level (mg/dL)Colostrum76 ± 18.0148.1 ± 31.8Colostrum versus blood 𝐹 = 1 . 7 7 ; 𝑃 = 0 . 5 7
Maternal blood80.95 ± 9.24111.3 ± 12.7Normo- versus hyperglycemic 𝐹 = 1 9 . 2 ; 𝑃 = 0 . 0 0 7
Cord blood75.3 ± 10.595.7 ± 5.7

Mononuclear phagocytes count (×106 cell/mL)Colostrum4.7 ± 0.44.5 ± 0.7Colostrum versus blood 𝐹 = 6 . 5 ; 𝑃 = 0 . 0 4
Maternal blood5.3 ± 0.75.1 ± 0.5Normo- versus hyperglycemic 𝐹 = 2 . 1 8 ; 𝑃 = 0 . 2 3
Cord blood3.5 ± 0.9*3.2 ± 1.1*

Mononuclear phagocytes viability (%)Colostrum94 ± 4.593 ± 4.2Colostrum versus blood 𝐹 = 1 . 8 5 ; 𝑃 = 0 . 7 1
Maternal blood95 ± 5.493 ± 4.3Normo- versus hyperglycemic 𝐹 = 0 . 8 4 2 4 ; 𝑃 = 0 . 9 1 6 0
Cord blood95 ± 3.490 ± 5.7

Statistical differences between leukocyte count in cord blood and leukocyte count in maternal blood and colostrum (within a column). Statistical differences in glucose levels between normoglycemic and hyperglycemic women (in a row).