Table 3: Comparison of neonatal complications between the IUGR and AGA groups.

NeonatalIUGR groupAGA groupP
complications

TTN27 (54%)16 (44.4%)>.05
Apnea of3 (6%)0>.05
prematurity

Intraventricular6 (12%)0.037
hemorrhage

Neonatal5 (10%)0>.05
thrombocytopenia

Neonatal sepsis2 (4%)0>.05

Hypoglycemia12 (24%)2 (6%).047

Hyperbilirubinemia49 (98%)36 (100%).52

Data are reported as number of cases and percentage. IUGR: intrauterine growth restriction; AGA: appropriate-for-gestational age; TTN: transient tachypnea of the newborn.