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Table 2 Birth weight groups and sonographic fetal weight of studied pregnant women

From: Ultrasound measurement of fetal abdominal subcutaneous tissue thickness as a predictor of large versus small fetuses for gestational age

VariablesBirth weight < 2500 g (SGA) (n = 8)Birth weight 2500–4000 g (AGA) (n = 80)Birth weight > 4000 g (LGA) (n = 12)Test of sig.P value
FASTT (mm)     
 Mean ± SD3.90 ± 0.166.37 ± 1.2310.9 ± 1.22F = 1010.00 HS
 Range3.6–4.14.2–8.79–13 
 Median3.956.4010.9 
 Post hocP1 = 0.00, P2 = 0.00, P3 = 0.00
EFW     
 Mean ± SD2346.1 ± 51.23187.9 ± 412.34266.4 ± 116.3F = 68.60.00 HS
 Range2275–24022569–39254090–4470
 Median2352.531874261
 Post hocP4 = 0.00, P5 = 0.00, P6 = 0.00
  1. F one way ANOVA test, NS non-significant, S significant, HS highly significant
  2. P1, birth weight < 2500 g versus birth weight (2500–4000 g) in FASTT
  3. P2, birth weight < 2500 g versus birth weight > 4000 g in FASTT
  4. P3, birth weight (2500–4000 g) versus birth weight > 4000 g in FASTT
  5. P4, birth weight < 2500 g versus birth weight (2500–4000 g) in EFW
  6. P5, birth weight < 2500 g versus birth weight > 4000 g in EFW
  7. P6, birth weight (2500–4000 g) versus birth weight > 4000 g in EFW