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Table 1 Maternal and Newborn Outcomes for Historical Control and DCC Pilot Groups

From: Delayed cord clamping during elective cesarean deliveries: results of a pilot safety trial

Maternal Blood Loss –Indicator DCC Pilot n = 39 Mean (SD) HC n = 112 Mean (SD) P value Difference in Means/Risk (Risk difference expressed as percentage points) (95%CI)
EBL (mL) 691 (218) n = 38 864 (442) n = 103 0.003 − 174 (− 286, −81)
Maternal Excess Blood Loss Indicator % yes (n/total) % yes (n/total) % yes (n/total)   
 EBL > 800 mL 21.6% (8/37) 38.8% (40/103) 0.074 −17.2 (−2.0,32.3)
 PostOp/PreOp Hgb < 80% 16.7% (6/36) 20.6% (20/97) 0.81 −4.0 (−17.6, 13.5)
 PostOp transfusion 2.7% (1/37) 18.8% (21/112) 0.016 −16.0 (−25.2,-6.9)
Newborn outcomes
 Mean (SD)
  Newborn Hemoglobin (mg/dL) 16.8(2.0) n = 30 15.9(3.8) n = 10 0.35 0.8 (−1.8, 3.5)
  Admission temperature (°C) 36.6(0.4) n = 37 36.7(0.4) n = 109 0.08 −0.1 (− 0.3, 0.02)
 % yes (n/total)
  Anemia (Hgb < 14.5 g/dL) 3.3% (1/30) 40.0% (4/10) 0.010 −36.7 (−69.2,-5.9)
  Cold stress /moderate hypothermia (temp ≤36.2 °C) 27.0% (10/37) 11.9% (13/109) 0.038 15.1 (−0.02,32.6)
  NICU admission 8.1% (3/37) 7.1% 8/112 1.0 1.0 (−15.7,7.9)