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Table 3 Farm parameters and progesterone concentration (Mean ± SD)

From: Determination of puberty in gilts: contrast of diagnostic methods

Traits PRE (n = 24) PUB (n = 46) P Value
Vaginal length (cm) 21.75 ± 3.848 27.35 ± 5.435 0.003
Body condition (1–5 pts) 3.13 ± 0.338 3.43 ± 0.501  < 0.001
Backfat (mm) 6.46 ± 1.931 9.50 ± 2.469  < 0.001
Live weight (kg) 130.24 ± 21.693 150.16 ± 20.970  < 0.001
P4 (ngmL−1) 0.84 ± 0.414 29.10 ± 27.941  < 0.001