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Research Article

Treatment and Outcome for Children with Esophageal Atresia from a Gender Perspective

Table 1

Comparison of birth parameters of girls and boys born with esophageal atresia (EA). Values are presented as median (range) or as the number and percentage of patients, n (%). SGA: small for gestational age.

Girls (n = 20)Boys (n = 20)p value

Gestational age, weeks + days median (range)39 + 2 ((30 + 5)–(42 + 5))39 + 3 ((34 + 2)–(42 + 2))0.87
Birth weight, gram median (range)2933 (1410–4065)3215 (1480–4400)0.23
SGA, n (%)5 (25)1 (5)0.18
Polyhydramnios, n (%)2 (10)8 (40)0.04
Prenatal suspicion of EA, n (%)1 (5)0 (0)1

Mann–Whitney U test; Fisher’s exact test.