Table 3 EEG Power and connectivity index (CI) multiplied by a factor of 1000 by mode of delivery.

From: The effect of labor and delivery mode on electrocortical and brainstem autonomic function during neonatal transition

EEG Measure Overall
(n = 101)
VD (n = 50) L–CS (n = 21) E–CS (n = 30) p-value
Absolute power
Delta Q_A −7.4 (−26.5–11.6) −7.5 (−37.6–22.5) 5.1 (−24.6–34.8) −16.0 (−51.9–20.0) 0.63
Theta Q_A −10.4 (−28.0–7.1) −14.7 (−41.3–11.8) 7.2 (−31.5–45.9) −15.7 (−48.8–17.5) 0.58
Alpha Q_A −21.6 (−38.0 – −5.2) −21.3 (−48.7–6.0) −37.3 (−70.9 – −3.6) −11.1 (−40.7–18.4) 0.51
Beta Q_A −51.1 (−68.0 – −34.2) −55.5 (−72.5 – −38.5) −64.1 (−103.2 – −24.9) −34.7 (−77.9–8.5) 0.57
Gamma Q_A −133.6 (−139.8 – −87.4) −119.0 (−149.8 – −88.2) −152.7 (−195.3 – −110.0) −77.2 (−142.8 – −11.7) 0.11
Relative power
Delta Q_A 22.5 (14.9–30.2) 24.4 (12.5–36.3) 19.2 (4.0–34.4) 21.8 (6.4–37.2) 0.86
Theta Q_A 2.8 (1.6–3.9) 3.2 (1.8–4.6) 2.3 (−0.6–5.2) 2.3 (0.0–4.6) 0.76
Alpha Q_A 0.3 (−0.1–0.7) 0.5 (−0.1–1.2) −0.1 (−0.9–0.8) 0.2 (−0.7–1.1) 0.54
Beta Q_A −0.2 (−0.6–0.3) −0.2 (−0.9–0.5) −0.3 (−1.2–0.5) 0.0 (−0.6–0.7) 0.76
Gamma Q_A −0.5 (−0.7 – −0.3) −0.6 (−0.9 – −0.3) −0.9 (−1.1 – −0.7) −0.2 (−0.6–0.2) 0.005
Quiet CI
Delta CI 475.3 (442.8–507.8) 461.3 (420.1–502.4) 471.2 (398.1–544.2) 501.5 (432.0–570.9) 0.64
Theta CI 405.1 (374.5–435.7) 403.5 (357.6–449.4) 426.1 (365.0–487.3) 392.9 (326.8–459.0) 0.74
Alpha CI 354.7 (324.4–385.1) 350.6 (310.3–390.9) 364.5 (278.4–450.6) 354.9 (291.6–418.2) 0.96
Beta CI 308.1 (280.9–335.2) 314.9 (277.7–352.0) 285.4 (229.0–341.7) 312.7 (252.6–372.8) 0.69
Gamma CI 148.7 (137.4–160.1) 155.1 (140.3–167.8) 139.1 (124.2–154.0) 145.0 (117.4–172.5) 0.32
Active CI
Delta CI 426.1 (386.7–465.5) 412.5 (369.7–455.2) 401.0 (302.5–499.4) 466.3 (377.8–554.7) 0.51
Theta CI 364.9 (328.6–401.2) 368.5 (318.6–418.5) 352.6 (275.5–429.7) 367.4 (287.7–447.1) 0.94
Alpha CI 335.2 (300.8–369.6) 355.0 (305.0–405.0) 307.3 (237.5–377.1) 321.7 (242.9–400.5) 0.55
Beta CI 283.4 (258.7–308.0) 305.0 (269.4–340.7) 257.5 (223.6–291.4) 265.3 (209.5–321.1) 0.20
Gamma CI 174.1 (161.4–186.9) 177.0 (153.9–200.1) 167.5 (147.5–187.5) 174.0 (152.8–195.1) 0.80
  1. Q = quiet; A = active; CI = connectivity index.
  2. *Median (95% Confidence Interval).