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Table 1 Global methylation by delivery characteristics

From: Delivery type not associated with global methylation at birth

  LUMA (%) LINE1-1 (%) LINE1-2 (%) LINE1-3 (%) LINE1-4 (%) Mean LINE1
Features No. Median (range) Mean No. Median (range) Mean Median (range) Mean Median (range) Mean Median (range) Mean Median (range) Mean
Overall 392 74.5 (46.3-83.6) 73.8 407 85.1 (72.7-98.7) 84.5 82.7 (74.1 95.0) 82.2 81.6 (71.3-98.7) 81.4 78.6 (71.8-97.0) 78.4 82.0 (73.6-97.4) 81.6
Vaginal 254 74.4 (46.3-81.6) 73.5 262 85.1 (72.7-90.6) 84.3 82.6 (74.1-87.2) 82.2 81.4 (71.3-90.6) 81.2 78.4 (71.9-90.5) 78.3 81.9 (74.9-85.7) 81.5
Planned CD 201 74.2 (46.3-81.6) 73.4 207 85.1 (72.7-90.4) 84.4 82.6 (75.5-87.2) 82.2 81.3 (71.3-90.6) 81.2 78.4 (71.9-89.2) 78.3 81.9 (74.9-85.6) 81.5
Planned CD 53 75.3 (56.6-79.2) 73.9 55 85.0 (76.2-90.6) 84.3 82.8 (74.1-85.6) 82.1 81.7 (74.3-85.9) 81.4 78.4 (72.0-90.5) 78.5 82.1 (76.1-85.7) 81.6
Emergency CD 138 74.8 (56.4-83.6) 74.5 145 85.3 (73.8-98.7) 84.7 82.7 (74.3-95.0) 82.3 82.1 (71.8-98.7) 81.7 78.9 (71.8-97.0) 78.6 82.2 (73.6-97.4) 81.8
Infant gender
Male 203 74.6 (46.3-83.6) 73.5 213 85.0 (73.8-98.7) 84.3 82.6 (75.5-90.0) 82.2 81.5 (71.3-98.7) 81.5 78.7 (71.9-97.0) 78.7 82 (76.3-97.4) 81.7
Female 188 74.4 (55.5-83.6) 74.2 193 85.3 (72.7-90.7) 84.7 82.8 (74.1-87.2) 82.3 81.7 (71.8-85.5) 81.3 78.5 (71.8-83.9) 78.2 82.1 (73.6-85.6) 81.62
Smoking
Never 234 74.6 (46.3-83.6) 73.8 243 85.1 (72.7-90.4) 84.3 82.6 (75.5-87.6) 82.1 81.3 (71.3-86.7) 81.2 78.4 (71.8-90.5) 78.2 81.9 (75.5-85.6) 81.4
Past 44 75.1 (59.3-81.0) 74.1 45 85.0 (73.8-91.8) 84.8 82.7 (74.1-85.6) 82.1 81.5 (74.5-89.3) 81.1 78.4 (74.6-83.9) 78.2 82.2 (76.1-87.3) 81.6
Current 24 73.9 (64.7-81.6) 73.9 26 85.3 (78.3-98.7) 85.6 82.5 (75.9-95.0) 82.5 81.8 (75.0-98.7) 82.4 79.7 (75.8-97.0) 80.3 82.5 (77.4-97.4) 82.7
Age
18-27 111 75.0 (59.3-83.6) 74.5 117 84.8 (72.8-98.7) 83.9 82.6 (74.1-95.0) 82.1 82.0 (71.8-98.7) 81.5 78.7 (71.8-97.0) 78.3 82.0 (73.6-97.4) 81.5
28-37 232 74.3 (46.3-81.6) 73.6 241 85.4 (72.7-91.8) 84.8 82.8 (75.7-87.6) 82.3 81.5 (71.3-90.6) 81.4 78.7 (72.4-90.5) 78.6 82.1 (75.5-87.3) 81.8
38-48 49 74.5 (56.2-79.8) 73.7 49 84.7 (77.9-89.8) 84.3 82.4 (76.0-85.3) 82 81.4 (76.2-85.9) 81.2 77.3 (71.9-89.2) 77.8 81.5 (76.3-85.0) 81.3