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Table 3 Correlation of cord zinc and copper levels with the anthropometric measurements in the studied neonates

From: Cord levels of zinc and copper in relation to maternal serum levels in different gestational ages

Variable Cord zinc Cord copper
Correlation coefficient (r) P-value Correlation coefficient (r) P-value
Gestational age (weeks) 0.305 0.008 0.851 < 0.001
Birth weight (kg) 0.450 < 0.001 0.861 < 0.001
Birth length (cm) 0.421 < 0.001 0.893 < 0.001
Occipito-frontal circumference (cm) 0.277 0.018 0.839 < 0.001