International Journal of Endocrinology / 2016 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Effects of Thyroid Peroxidase Antibody on Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes in Pregnant Women in an Iodine-Sufficient Area in China

Table 4

Maternal outcomes in TPOAb-positive and TPOAb-negative groups.

Pregnancy outcomesTPOAb-positive ()TPOAb-negative ()

Gestational age at delivery (weeks)38.24 ± 1.2638.99 ± 1.410.73
Mode of delivery0.54
 Vaginal15 (57.69%)94 (51.65%)
 Cesarean11 (42.31%)88 (48.35%)
Placenta previa0 (0%)1 (0.55%)1
Placental abruption0 (0%)1 (0.55%)1
PROM3 (11.54%)11 (6.04%)0.39
Polyhydramnios 4 (15.38%)5 (2.74%)0.02
Oligohydramnios 2 (7.69%)22 (12.09%)0.74
PPH2 (7.69%)10 (5.49%)0.21

PROM, premature rupture of fetal membrane; PPH, postpartum haemorrhage.
Data were presented as (%) or mean ± standard deviation (SD).
The percentages of abnormal maternal outcomes between the two groups were compared by Fisher’s exact test; gestational age at delivery between the two groups was carried by -test.