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Table 1 Characteristics of both groups

From: Early outcomes of tapering jejunoplasty by antimesenteric seromuscular stripping and mucosal inversion for proximal jejunal atresia

Characteristics of both groups (confounding factors) Group A (n = 13) Groups B (n = 27) p value
Gestational age in weeks
 Mean ± SD
 Median (IQR)
37.61 ± 1.34 weeks
37.9 (IQR 37.5–38) weeks
37.92 ± 0.4 weeks
37.6 (IQR 36.5–38) weeks
0.356
Gestational age (maturity/prematurity)
 Full term (> 36 weeks)
 Preterm (< 36 weeks)
13 (100.0%) cases
0 (0%)
9 (77.8%) cases
2 (22.2%) cases
0.075
Birth weight (mean ± SD) 3.08 ± 0.28 kg 3.11 ± 0.6 kg 0.804
Male to female distribution 9:4 6:3 0.899
Age at presentation
 Median (range)
3 days (2–6 days) 4 days (2–8 days) 0.004
Age at surgery
 Median (range)
4 days (4–8 days) 5 days (3–10 days) 0.027