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Table 4 Correlation of maternal serum zinc and copper levels with the anthropometric measurements in all the studied neonates

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

Variable Maternal serum zinc Maternal serum copper
Correlation coefficient (r) P-value Correlation coefficient (r) P-value
Gestational age(weeks) 0.558 0.000 0.602 0.000
Birth weight(kg) 0.540 0.000 0.529 0.000
Birth length (cm) 0.560 0.000 0.576 0.000
Occipito-frontal circumference (cm) 0.500 0.000 0.629 0.000