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Table 3 Pearson correlation coefficients (p-values in brackets) between maternal characteristics (age, anthropometry) and gestational age and birth weight (Statistically significant values are printed in bold)

From: The effect of maternal anthropometric characteristics and social factors on gestational age and birth weight in Sudanese newborn infants

Maternal characteristics Gestational age Birth weight
Age -0.029 (p = 0.355) 0.108 (p < 0.001)
Body weight 0.040 (p = 0.211) 0.165 (p < 0.001)
Body Height 0.101 (p = 0.002) 0.149 (p < 0.001)
Mid arm circumference 0.074 (p = 0.098) 0.171(p < 0.001)
Body mass index -0.003(p = 0.938) 0.112 (p < 0.001)