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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of maternal and infant CBU

From: Predictors of cord blood unit cell content in a volume unrestricted large series collections: a chance for a fast and cheap multiparameter selection model

  N (%) Median (range) Mean (± SD)
Number of CBU collected 2583 (100%)   
Babies’ gender    
 Male 1319 (51.06%)   
 Female 1264 (48.93%)   
Infant gestational age (weeks)   39 (30–45) 39.09 (± 1.34)
Maternal age (years)   38 (20–58) 37.56 (± 5.42)
Birth weight (kilograms)   3.17 (1.02–5.04) 3.29 (± 1.23)
Type of delivery    
 Caesarean 941 (36.43%)   
 Vaginal 1555 (62.95%)   
Geographical birth area (Italy)    
 South 554 (21.45%)   
 Islands 256 (9.91%)   
 Center 719 (27.84%)   
 North 1054 (40.81%)   
Season of birth    
 Spring 632 (24.47%)   
 Summer 633 (24.51%)   
 Autumn 721 (27.91%)   
 Winter 600 (23.23%)