Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the study population

From: Effect of early skin-to-skin contact following normal delivery on incidence of hypothermia in neonates more than 1800 g: randomized control trial

Characteristics SSC group (n=50) Control group (n=50)
Mean GA (weeks) 37.8 (1.43) 37.7 (1.28)
Mean weight (grams) 2622.2 (398.69) 2588.9 (443.25)
Baseline heart rate (at 30 min after birth) 138.9 (6.58) 142.9 (7.47)
Baseline temperate (at 30 min after birth) 36.89 (0.24) 36.87 (0.26)
Low birth weight 44% 46%