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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of study population

From: First trimester PAPP-A levels correlate with sFlt-1 levels longitudinally in pregnant women with and without preeclampsia

Characteristics Preeclamptic pregnancies (n = 19) Normal pregnancies (n = 408) p-value
Age, years 32 ± 7 31 ± 6 0.7
Parity 0.8 ± 0.9 0.9 ± 1.0 0.9
Race    
 Caucasian 9 (47%) 243 (60%) x 2 = 10.3,p = 0.04
 African-American 7 (37%) 51 (13%)  
 Asian 0 20 (5%)  
 Hispanic 3 (16%) 75 (18%)  
 Unknown/Other 0 19 (5%)  
Any smoking during pregnancy 3 (16%) 27 (7%) 0.3
First trimester BMI, kg/m2 29.5 ± 6.4 25.2 ± 5.1 p = 0.001
First trimester MAP, mmHg 84 ± 9 79 ± 7 p = 0.02
Second trimester MAP, mmHg 83 ± 11 77 ± 8 p = 0.006
Third trimester MAP, mmHg 85 ± 24 80 ± 8 p = 0.0008
EGA at delivery, weeks 38.5 ± 2.1 39.4 ± 1.2 p = 0.08
  1. Data presented as means ± SD, or N (%).
  2. BMI body mass index; MAP, mean arterial pressure; EGA, estimated gestational age.