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Table 3 Description of maternal anthropometrics and blood pressure at each study period

From: Relationship between body mass index and mean arterial pressure in normotensive and chronic hypertensive pregnant women: a prospective, longitudinal study

  Period Normotensive Hypertensive
Weight kg, mean (SD) Pre-pregnancy 64.09 (12.65) 75.17 (17.06)
12–14 weeks 65.94 (13.03) 76.83 (17.67)
18–22 weeks 69.82 (13.69) 78.69 (16.96)
29–33weeks 75.92 (13.99) 85.03 (16.34)
At delivery 80.96 (14.12) 92.95 (16.93)
BMI kg/m2, mean (SD) Pre-pregnancy 25.10 (5.18) 28.76 (6.54)
12–14 weeks 25.83 (5.38) 29.40 (6.79)
18–22 weeks 27.35 (5.66) 30.12 (6.52)
29–33weeks 29.75 (5.86) 32.56 (6.39)
At delivery 31.73 (5.98) 35.59 (6.59)
SBP mmHg, mean (SD) Pre-pregnancy - -
12–14 weeks 119.79 (10.62) 136.22 (9.36)
18–22 weeks 114.37 (10.28) 123.65 (9.29)
29–33weeks 119.91 (11.03) 140.81 (8.52)
At delivery 121.50 (11.66) 143.75 (8.84)
DBP mmHg, mean (SD) Pre-pregnancy - -
12–14 weeks 63.05 (8.15) 76.09 (6.89)
18–22 weeks 64.09 (11.44) 72.62 (6.84)
29–33weeks 62.93 (10.85) 78.94 (8.05)
At delivery 66.13 (11.54) 76.88 (9.21)
MAP mmHg, mean (SD) Pre-pregnancy - -
12–14 weeks 81.96 (6.75) 96.14 (6.01)
18–22 weeks 80.85 (8.52) 86.64 (4.45)
29–33weeks 81.93 (8.28) 99.56 (6.45)
At delivery 84.59 (8.82) 99.16 (6.91)
  1. BMI body mass index, SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure, MAP mean arterial pressure, SD standard deviation