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Table 4 Abnormal umbilical artery Doppler studies and adverse perinatal outcomes

From: Significance of abnormal umbilical artery Doppler studies in normally grown fetuses

OutcomeTotal
N = 2744
No (%) in groupP value
Normal UADS
N = 2646
Abnormal UADS
N = 98
SGA (%)379 (13.8)353 (13.3)26 (26.5)<  0.001
NICU admission (%)340 (12.4)316 (11.9)24 (24.5)<  0.001
Low Apgar score (%)62 (2.3)58 (2.2)4 (4.1)NS
  1. Chi square test was used
  2. UADS Umbilical artery Doppler study, SGA Small for gestational age, NICU Neonatal intensive care unit, NS Not significant