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Table 1 The descriptive, demographic and laboratory data of cases

From: Assessment of seasonal variation on neonatal sepsis

  Summer cases Winter cases P value
Mean ± SD Mean ± SD
Gestational age (weeks) 30.18 ± 2.488 35 ± 2.01  < 0.001
Weight (kg) 1.2 ± 0.39 2.9 ± 0.17  < 0.001
Length (cm) 38 ± 3.11 42.8 ± 2.3  < 0.001
HC (cm) 30 ± 2.1 27 ± 1.8  < 0.001
Pulse (beat/min) 140.8 ± 14.7 144 ± 14.78 0.15
Temperature (°C) 37.9 ± 3.8 39.1 ± 5.1 0.01
RR (breath/min) 35 ± 3 44 ± 3.6  < 0.001
HB (gm/dl) 12.2 ± 2.12 7.7 ± 1.6  < 0.001
PLT (103/ul) 162 ± 104 78 ± 23  < 0.001
TLC(103/ul) 18.3 ± 9.22 4.3 ± 2.45  < 0.001
Staff/segmented 0.21 ± 1.06 0.49 ± 1.9 0.37
CRP (mg/dl) 36 ± 15.3 85 ± 61.4  < 0.001
Total bilirubin (mg/dl) 15.8 ± 3.7 20.5 ± 4.6  < 0.001
Direct bilirubin (mg/dl) 1.5 ± 0.8 1.9 ± 0.91 0.02
TORCH 5/50 4/50 0.3
  1. Data expressed as means ± standard deviation p-values < 0.05 is significant