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Table 2 Table comparing various risk factors associated with hearing loss in BERA positive cases

From: Hearing impairment and its risk factors by newborn screening in north-western India

  Normal hearing Hearing loss P value
Mean gestational age (weeks) 36.93 ± 2.41 36.71 ± 2.17 0.051
Birth weight (kg) 2.667 ± 0.50 2.747 ± 0.59 0.197
Male gender 221 9 0.550
Vaginal delivery 283 10 0.09
Apgar score at 5 min less than five 10 3 0.001
NICU admission 137 11 0.032
Fetal distress 73 9 0.009
Meconium stained amniotic fluid 28 2 0.012
Family history 15 1 0.022
Maternal age (years) 24.99 ± 3.3 25.35 ± 4.3 0.313