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Table 5 Relation between MDA and presence of cranial ultrasound evidence of HIE

From: Correlation between increased serum malondialdehyde and spectrum of cranial ultrasonography findings in hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy: could it be used as a predictor of disease severity?

Variable +ve findings by US (n = 11) −ve findings by US (n = 21) T df P value¶
Serum MDA (nmol/ml) 3.64 ± 0.83 2.84 ± 0.86 2.511 30 0.018
  1. Data are mean ± SD
  2. t T statistic, df Degree of freedom
  3. ¶Unpaired t Test