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Table 2 Main maternal and perinatal outcomes according to group

From: Water aerobics II: maternal body composition and perinatal outcomes after a program for low risk pregnant women

Characteristics Water aerobics Control p RR (95% CI)
  n = 34 n = 37   
% vaginal delivery# 21/33 20/37 0.57 1.24 (0.73–2.09)
Preterm birth (% <37 weeks)@ 2/33 3/37 0.56 0.84 (0.28–2.53)
Neonatal weight (X ± SD) in g* 3222.2 ± 562.7 3312.7 ± 656.1 0.54 -
Low birth weight (<2500 g)@ 3/33 2/37 0.44 1.30 (0.61–2.79)
Adequacy of neonatal weight to Gestational Age# 29/33 29/37 0.46 1.50 (0.65–3.48)
  1. * Student's t-test
  2. @ Exact of Fisher
  3. # χ2 Yates