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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of normal pregnancy and preeclampsia

From: Ultrasound study of carotid and cardiac remodeling and cardiac-arterial coupling in normal pregnancy and preeclampsia: a case control study

Parameters Normal pregnancy Preeclampsia P-Values
(n = 40) (n = 23)
Maternal age, years 27.2 ± 3.0 29.1 ± 5.7 0.0805
Gestational age, weeks 34.7 ± 3.6 35.6 ± 3.4 0.2929
Maternal height, m 1.60 ± 0.04 1.61 ± 0.04 0.1114
Body surface area, m 2 1.64 ± 0.42 1.68 ± 0.10 0.6491
Pregnancy BMI, kg/m 2 25.4 ± 2.4 27.8 ± 3.9 0.0054
SBP, mmHg 116.1 ± 8.6 151.4 ± 13.7 <0.00001
DBP, mmHg 75.4 ± 9.2 102.4 ± 8.3 <0.00001
MAP, mmHg 88.9 ± 7.9 118.8 ± 8.7 <0.00001
Gestational week at delivery, week 40 ± 1 37 ± 1 0.0263