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Table 4 Metabolic parameters in women with a history of preeclampsia or normotensive controls were evaluated prior to delivery and at five years follow up

From: Preeclampsia is associated with increased maternal body weight in a northeastern Brazilian population

Variables Median ± half interquartile range p-value(1)
Preeclampsia (n = 10) Normotensive controls (n = 17)
Variables at recruitment    
Age (years) 27.0 ± 6.7 26.0 ± 2.5 0.414
BMI (kg/m2) 26.5 ± 1.5 23.6 ± 3.9 0.170
Parity 0.5 ± 1.0 1.0 ± 1.0 0.204
Total Cholesterol (mg/dl) 226.0 ± 65.5 246.0 ± 36.7 0.426
Triglycerides (mg/dl) 163.0 ± 51.2 217.0 ± 49.5 0.181
HDL (mg/dl) 50.0 ± 7.7 45.0 ± 5.2 0.263
Ratio Cholesterol-HDL 4.4 ± 1.6 5.5 ± 1.3 0.241
Glucose (mg/dl) 65.0 ± 4.5 64.0 ± 7.0 0.711
Urea (mg/dl) 21.0 ± 2.9 19.0 ± 2.4 0.133
Creatinine (mg/dl) 0.8 ± 0.1 0.7 ± 0.1 0.051
Uricacid (mg/dl) 3.1 ± 1.5 3.7 ± 1.2 0.833
At 5 year follow up    
BMI (kg/m2) 28.5 ± 1.5 25.0 ± 2.7 0.013
Abdominal circunference (cm) 91.5 ± 9.4 85.0 ± 6.8 0.127
Parity 2.0 ± 0.7 3.0 ± 1.0 0.386
Total cholesterol (mg/dl) 180.5 ± 11.6 173.0 ± 28.8 0.537
Triglycerides (mg/dl) 85.5 ± 33.2 114.0 ± 39.8 0.675
HDL (mg/dl) 48.5 ± 7.0 52.0 ± 5.8 0.604
RatioCholesterol-HDL 3.7 ± 0.4 3.3 ± 0.7 0.414
Glucose (mg/dl) 76.0 ± 7.6 76.0 ± 4.8 0.473
Urea (mg/dl) 20.0 ± 3.6 20.0 ± 3.5 0.570
Creatinine (mg/dl) 0.7 ± 0.1 0.7 ± 0.2 0.386
Uricacid (mg/dl) 3.3 ± 0.4 3.2 ± 0.8 0.414
RatioAlbumin/creatinine 31.9 ± 18.8 24.5 ± 16.6 0.414
C reactiveProtein (mg/dl) 0.1 ± 0.2 0.1 ± 0.1 0.824
Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM - mmHg)    
24 hour systolic Blood Pressure 113.0 ± 6.7 104.0 ± 7.2 0.053
24 hour Diastolic Blood Pressure 75.5 ± 6.9 67.5 ± 5.1 0.017
Daytime Systolic Blood Pressure 116.0 ± 7.1 108.5 ± 7.9 0.097
Daytime Diastolic Blood Pressure 80.5 ± 6.5 72.0 ± 6.0 0.010
Sleep Systolic Blood Pressure 108.5 ± 4.9 97.5 ± 8.6 0.053
Sleep time Diastolic Blood Pressure 67.0 ± 4.2 61.0 ± 5.1 0.097
  1. (1) Median test for independent groups.