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Table 2 Pregnancy data (n = 340)

From: Snoring during pregnancy and its relation to sleepiness and pregnancy outcome - a prospective study

  Non snorers Gestational snorers Habitual snorers  
(n = 268) (n = 45) (n = 27)  
n % n % n % p value
Weight gain (kg, mean/ SD) 10.4/3.4 11.5/3.8 11.2/3.9 0.1071
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg, mean/ SD)
1st trimester 110.3/12.1 111.0/10.3 111.9/10.6 0.7791
3rd trimester 112.7/9.1 114.1/9.8 110.9/9.1 0.3581
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg, mean/ SD)
1st trimester 66.0/7.6 67.0/6.7 69.6/8.0 0.0531
3rd trimester 67.2/7.0 65.9/8.2 68.3/7.3 0.3531
Edema (moderate or severe)
1st trimester 10 3.8 3 6.7 2 7.4 0.5051
3rd trimester 58 21.7 21 46.7 14 51.9 0.0012
        0.0023
        0.8764
Epworth sleepiness score (ESS, mean/ SD)
1st trimester 7.6/3.6 9.3/3.0 8.7/3.3 0.0092
        0.2643
        0.7844
3rd trimester 8.4/3.8 10.6/3.4 9.4/4.8 0.0012
        0.3883
        0.3824
Epworth sleepiness score10 (EDS)
1st trimester 81 30.2 17 37.8 9 33.3 0.5891
3rd trimester 112 41.8 32 71.1 12 44.4 0.0012
        0.6143
        0.2674
Restless legs syndrome (RLS)
1st trimester 42 15.7 6 13.3 8 29.6 0.1471
3rd trimester 76 28.4 9 20.0 13 48.1 0.4832
        0.0773
        0.0294
  1. 1One-way analysis of variance, ANOVA.
  2. 2Post hoc analysis (Tukey): non snorers vs. gestational snorers.
  3. 3Post hoc analysis (Tukey): non snorers vs. habitual snorers.
  4. 4Post hoc analysis (Tukey): gestational snorers vs. habitual snorers.