Skip to main content

Table 4 Association between major birth defects and maternal age

From: Major birth defects in the Brazilian side of the triple border: a population-based cross-sectional study

  Maternal agea p valueb
Born without birth defect 26.6 (6.5)  
Anencephalus 25.6 (9.2) > 0.9999
Spina bifida 25.2 (6.5) > 0.9999
Hydrocephalus 24.5 (5.1) > 0.9999
Cleft lip and/or palate 26.4 (6.8) > 0.9999
Esophageal atresia/stenosis with or without fistula 20.4 (5.5) 0.2730
Anorectal atresia/stenosis 27 (5.1) > 0.9999
Hypospadias 26.7 (5.4) > 0.9999
Undetermined sex 25.7 (5.1) > 0.9999
Limb reduction defects 30.3 (7.9) > 0.9999
Gastroschisis 21.5 (4.4) 0.0022c
Down syndrome 33.5 (7.3) 0.0073c
  1. amean and standard deviation
  2. bKruskal-Wallis test
  3. cstatistically significant association