|Pregnancy and newborn outcomes for pregnant participants who received only a single dose of 70,000 IU vitamin D at enrollment and were followed up to delivery|
|Gestational age at birth, weeks (by LMP) a Mean (±SD)||38.8 (±1.8)|
|Range||35.7 – 42.0|
|Preterm, n (%)||2 (15%)|
|Birth weightb (g)|
|Mean (±SD) c||2441 (±354)|
|Range (g)||1890 – 3005|
|n/N (%) Low Birth Weight||6/12 (50%)|
|Delivery mode, n/N (%) Cesarean section d||8/13 (62%)|
|Sex, n (%) female||5 (38%)|
|Alive at 1 month of agef||11/13|
a. In a sample of 113 deliveries at the study site (October 2009 to January 2010) for which there was a recalled first day of last menstrual period, the mean gestational age at birth was estimated to be 39.7 weeks (±2.2).
b. Only includes the 12 liveborn infants.
c. In a consecutive sample of 362 liveborn infants delivered at the study site (October 2009 to January 2010), the mean birth weight was 2780 g (±440).
d. In a consecutive sample of 369 deliveries at the study site (October 2009 to January 2010), there were 199 cesarean deliveries (54%).
e. There was one stillbirth. In a consecutive sample of 369 deliveries at the study site (October 2009 to January 2010), there were 7 stillbirths (2%).
f. There was one neonatal death at 3 days of age.
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Roth et al. Nutrition Journal 2012 11:114 doi:10.1186/1475-2891-11-114