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Table 1 Children’s and caregivers’ characteristics among KD children with and without CAL

From: Association between maternal age and outcomes in Kawasaki disease patients

  With CAL (n = 75) Without CAL (n = 110) P value
Children’s characteristics
 Age, mean, years 1.83 ± 1.42 1.82 ± 1.55 .947
 Gender, No.    .001
  Male 56 56  
  Female 19 54  
 Gestational age, mean, weeks 38.37 ± 1.82 38.37 ± 2.18 .812
 Prematurity, No.    .339
  <37 weeks 6 14  
  37 weeks 54 77  
 Birth body weight, mean, grams 3128.66 ± 390.41 3023.76 ± 474.02 .146
 Birth body weight, No.    .331
  1500 g~ 2499 g or 4001 g 4 10  
  2500 g~ 4000 g 60 83  
 Delivery methods, No.    .163
  Vaginal 43 52  
  Cesarean 20 39  
 Breast-feeding, mean, weeks 28.61 ± 42.88 29.04 ± 32.30 .951
 Breast-feeding, No.    .776
  Yes 51 70  
  No 13 20  
Caregivers’ characteristics
 Caregiver, No.    .885
  Parents 65 94  
  Non-parents 6 8  
 Education Levels, No.    .390
  Senior high school 33 54  
  University 42 53  
 Maternal age, mean, years 32.49 ± 3.42 31.01 ± 3.92 .016*
 Maternal age, No.    .047*
  <32 years 24 50  
  32 years 39 42  
 Total number of children, mean 1.79 ± 0.66 1.90 ± 0.60 .236
 Total number of children, No.    .827
  2 65 96  
  3 9 12  
 Family income, No.    .450
  49999 New Taiwan dollar per month 41 54  
  50000 New Taiwan dollar per month 23 39  
  1. Data are expressed as mean ± SD or n
  2. Statistical values are expressed as t-value
  3. *p < 0.05