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Table 2 Background patient characteristics

From: Maternal hair selenium levels as a possible long-term nutritional indicator of recurrent pregnancy loss

Characteristics Recurrent miscarriage n = 24 Control n = 24 P
Age(y) 32.5 (5.62) 33 (5.87) 0.775
BMI (kg/m2) 31.9 (21.8) 28.5 (6.3) 0.473
Education (y) 10.0(3.12) 14.9(4.23) 0.374
Gravidity 4.9 (1.66) 2.3 (1.22) 0.001
Household income/Rand per month R. 6147.55 (8022.6) R. 14761 (11351.44) 0.006
Miscarriages 3.7 (1.2) 0 (0) 0.001
Weight gain(kg) 1.9(3.43) 3.2(3.66) 0.214
Weight loss(kg) 1.0(1.79) 0.7(1.60) 0.87
  1. Mean (SD).