Table 3

Coagulation status in asphyxiated versus non-asphyxiated infants and SGA versus AGA infants within two hours of birth

Infant groupnFactor II (%)Factor V (%)Factor VII (%)Factor X (%)Platelets (× 109/l)APTT‡ (s)PT-INR‡
Values are mean (SD).
*p<0.05, compared with non-asphyxiated infants; †p<0.05, compared with AGA; ‡Data available for 101 infants.
APTT, Activated partial thromboplastin time; PT, prothrombin time; INR, international normalised ratio; SGA, small for gestational age; AGA, appropriate size for gestational age.
Asphyxiated3430 (10)*61 (27)*44 ( 27)*32 (10)*202 (87)*50 (25)1.6 (0.6)*
Non-asphyxiated 9138 (11)75 (25)62 (24)42 (11)239 (70)45 (20)1.3 (0.3)
SGA3935 (11)63 (25)†47 (23)†38 (12)182 (60)†49 (30)1.5 (0.4)
AGA8636 (11)76 (26)62 (23)40 (11)250 (74)45 (17)1.3 (0.4)