Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology / 2015 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Maternal Obesity and Rectovaginal Group B Streptococcus Colonization at Term

Table 1

Characteristics of study subjects ( = 7,711).

VariableObese
()
Nonobese
()

Maternal age, mean (sd)25.4 (5.9)24.2 (6.2)<0.001
Gestational age in weeks, mean (sd)39.0 (1.2)38.9 (1.2)<0.001
Race, (%)
 Black3,380 (75.2)2,135 (66.3)<0.001
 Caucasian801 (17.8)710 (22.1)
Primiparous, (%)1,517 (33.8)1,383 (43.0)<0.001
Vaginal delivery, (%)2,875 (64.0)2505 (77.8)<0.001
Smoking, (%)794 (17.7)594 (18.5)0.381
Alcohol, (%)51 (1.1)52 (1.6)0.070
Illicit drug use, (%)414 (9.2)356 (11.1)0.008
Diabetes mellitus, (%)134 (3.0)15 (0.47)<0.001
Chronic hypertension, (%)212 (4.7)37 (1.2)<0.001

sd: standard deviation.

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