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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of newborns in the URECA study with and without lymphocyte proliferation data.

From: Characterization of regulatory T cells in urban newborns

  Total (N = 119) With Data* (N = 78) Without Data* (N = 41)
   N (%) N (%)
Sex    
   Male 64 (53.8) 44 (56.4) 20 (48.8)
   Female 55 (46.2) 34 (43.6) 21 (51.2)
Race/ethnicity    
   Hispanic 25 (21.0) 16 (20.5) 9 (22.0)
   Black 62 (52.1) 43 (55.1) 19 (46.3)
   White/Asian/Other 4 (3.4) 2 (2.6) 2 (4.9)
   More than one race 24 (20.1) 14 (17.9) 10 (24.4)
   Unknown 4 (3.4) 3 (3.9) 1(2.4)
NICU admissions 8 (6.7) 4 (5.3) 4 (9.8)
Maternal History**    
   Eczema 37 (33.0) 23 (31.9) 14 (35.0)
   Asthma 59 (53.2) 40 (55.6) 19 (48.7)
   Hay fever 51 (46.4) 34 (48.6) 17 (42.5)
Paternal History**    
   Eczema 22 (17.5) 13 (21.0) 3 (8.3)
   Asthma 35 (27.8) 20 (32.3) 9 (25.0)
   Hay fever 30 (25.9) 15 (27.8) 12 (34.3)
  1. * No statistically significant difference between newborns with and without lymphocyte proliferation data, p < 0.05.
  2. ** Seven of the participants have missing data on maternal and paternal history. Paternal history was reported as unknown in one participant.