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Table 2 Distribution of C-reactive protein at pre- and post-intervention by intervention arm: The B.A.B.Y. Study, 2007-2012

From: The impact of an exercise intervention on C - reactive protein during pregnancy: a randomized controlled trial

  Baseline Post-intervention Change
  Geometric mean 95% CI p-value Geometric mean 95% CI p-value Mean (mg/dL) 95% CI p-value
Total Population             
 Exercise Arm 0.83 0.71 0.98 0.21 0.75 0.60 0.94 0.86 −0.09 −0.25 0.07 0.14
 Health and Wellness Arm 0.68 0.57 0.82   0.69 0.51 0.92   0.08 −0.07 0.24  
By Ethnicity             
 Non-Hispanic             
  Exercise Arm 0.83 0.65 1.10 0.20 0.60 0.41 0.88 0.84 −0.26 −0.55 0.04 0.08
  Health and Wellness Arm 0.63 0.47 0.84   0.60 0.42 0.85   −0.07 −0.24 0.11  
 Hispanic             
  Exercise Arm 0.84 0.66 1.10 0.57 0.82 0.59 1.14 0.54 −0.04 −0.23 0.14 0.42
  Health and Wellness Arm 0.74 0.58 0.94   0.78 0.48 1.25   0.21 −0.04 0.45  
By Pre-pregnancy BMI             
 Overweight             
  Exercise Arm 0.61 0.47 0.79 0.83 0.70 0.50 0.96 0.64 −0.04 −0.34 0.28 0.94
  Health and Wellness Arm 0.57 0.43 0.75   0.53 0.31 0.93   0.18 −0.09 0.45  
 Obese             
  Exercise Arm 1.05 0.87 1.26 0.31 0.79 0.57 1.10 0.87 −0.12 −0.30 0.06 0.06
  Health and Wellness Arm 0.82 0.65 1.02   0.86 0.65 1.13   −0.004 −0.19 0.18