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Table 4 Patient characteristics

From: Patient-provider communication about gestational weight gain among nulliparous women: a qualitative study of the views of obstetricians and first-time pregnant women

Characteristic Pre-pregnancy BMI < 25.0 Pre-pregnancy BMI ≥ 25.0 Total
  N = 8 N = 11 N = 19
  % (N) or Mean (Range) % (N) or Mean (Range) % (N) or Mean (Range)
Race/Ethnicity    
   American Indian/Alaska Native 0 (0) 9% (1) 5% (1)
   Black/African American 0 (0) 9% (1) 5% (1)
   Hispanic/Latino 13% (1) 9% (1) 11% (2)
   Indian 13% (1) 9% (1) 11% (2)
   Multiple 13% (1) 9% (1) 11% (2)
   White 62% (5) 55% (6) 58% (11)
Education    
   In high school 0 (0) 9% (1) 5% (1)
   High school 13% (1) 9% (1) 11% (2)
   Some college 13% (1) 9% (1) 11% (2)
   Bachelor’s 25% (2) 46% (5) 37% (7)
   Post-baccalaureate 50% (4) 27% (3) 37% (7)
Age 29.9 (22–36) 29.4 (20–40) 28 (20–40)
Starting BMI 22.7 (18.2-23.7) 30.4 (25.1-43.3) 27.2 (18.2-43.3)
Weight gained: Kilograms 12.7 (7.7-22.7) 13.7 (3.2-27.2) 13.2 (3.2-27.2)
       Pounds 27.9 (17–50) 30.1 (7–60) 29.1 (7–60)
Gestation in weeks 34.6 (29–40) 35.9 (33–40) 35.4 (29–40)