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Table 5 Neonatal GBS colonization outcomes

From: Group B streptococcal colonization in mothers and infants in western China: prevalences and risk factors

Variables GBS colonization (n = 23) (n,%) GBS negative (n = 3416) (n,%) P value
Gender    0.122
 Male 16(69.6) 1813(53.1)  
 Female 7(30.4) 1603(46.9)  
Birth weight, gram 3126 ± 52 2895 ± 55 0.036
Neonatal fever    < 0.001
 No 20(87.0) 3412(99.9)  
 Yes 3(13.0) 4(0.1)  
Neonatal antibiotic use    < 0.001
 No 19(82.6) 3412(99.9)  
 Yes 4(17.4) 4(0.1)  
Transferred to NICU    < 0.001
 No 15(65.2) 3413(99.9)  
 Yes 8(34.8) 3(0.1)  
Length of stay (days)
Mean (range)
10.9(4–34) 3.1(2–18) < 0.001
Occurrence of EOD    < 0.001
 No 21(91.3) 3412(99.9)  
 Yes 2(8.7) 4(0.1)  
  1. NICU neonatal intensive care unit; EOD early onset diseases