Table 1 Demographic and clinical data according to TTN (+) and TTN (–) groups.


TTN ( n = 78) Control ( n = 61) P

Parity Min–Max 1–3 1–3 0.051
Mean ± SD 1.59 ± 0.65 1.38 ± 0.55
Median 1.50 1.00
Apgar 1 MinMax 5–8 8–8 0.001**
Mean ± SD 7.94 ± 0.41 8.10 ± 0.00
Median 8.00 8.10
Apgar 5 MinMax 7–10 10–10 0.209
Mean ± SD 9.94 ± 0.41 10.00 ± 0.00
Median 10.00 10.00
a Birth weight (gr) Min–Max 1,880–4,700 2,550–4,000 9.110
Mean ± SD 3,418.46 ± 502.56 3,409.67 ± 393.36
Median 3,400 3,300
a Mother's Age(years) MinMax 20–38 21–38 0.082
Mean ± SD 29.90 ± 3.56 28.70 ± 4.47
Median 30.00 28.00
n (%) n (%)
b Sex Male 62 (79.5%) 42 (68.9%) 0.216
Female 16 (20.5%) 19 (31.1%)
a Mother's Age(years) = 28 26 (33.3%) 37 (60.6%) 0.001**
>29 52 (66.7%) 24 (39.3%)
c Method of Delivery C/S 59 (75.6%) 44 (72.1%) 0.639
Vaginal 19 (24.4%) 17 (27.9%)
d Mother's History of Asthma 0,256
3 (3.8%) 0 (0%)
c Birthweight (gr) <3,000 gr 14 (17.9%) 6 (9.8%) 0,332
3,000–3,999 52 (66.7%) 47 (77.0%)
>4,000 gr 12 (15.4%) 8 (13.1%)
b Tobocco consumption inside house 61 (78.2%) 47 (77.0%) 1,000
   + 17 (21.8%) 14 (23.0%)
The use of antibiotics 9 (11.5%) 2 (3.3%) 0.112
Father's Historyof Asthma 4 (5.1%) 4 (6.6%) 0.730
Current Asthma 47(60.3%) 16(20.5%) 0.01
Atopic Dermatitis 25 (32.1%) 8 (13.1%) 0.00

Mann Whitney U test a Student t test b Yates test c Chi-kare test d Fisher's exact test ** P<0,0