International Journal of Endocrinology / 2016 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

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

Table 5

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

Neonatal outcomesTPOAb-positive ()TPOAb-negative ()

Sex of neonate (boy, %)12 (46.15%)96 (52.75%) 0.54
Neonate weight (g)3369.05 ± 249.313404.82 ± 461.150.73
Neonate height (cm)49.89 ± 0.2450.02 ± 0.900.91
Apgar score at 1 minute9.95 ± 0.229.88 ± 0.740.67
Apgar score at 5 minutes109.96 ± 0.280.55
Premature delivery2 (7.69%)9 (4.95%)0.63
Fetal distress2 (7.69%)9 (4.95%)0.63
LBW05 (2.75%)1
Neonatal diseases2 (7.69%)9 (4.95%)0.63
Congenital hypothyroidism1 (3.85%)1 (0.55%)1

LBW, low birth weight.
Data were presented as (%) or mean ± standard deviation (SD).
The percentages of abnormal neonatal outcomes between the two groups were compared by Fisher’s exact test; neonate weight, height, and Apgar scores between the two groups were carried by -test.