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Table 1 Biochemical and coagulation parameters of study participants

From: Laboratory prediction of primary postpartum haemorrhage: a comparative cohort study

Parameters All women (n = 271) Group 1 (n = 55) Group 2 (n = 216) P value
AST median (IQR) 17 (13.5,21) 18 (15,22.5) 16 (13,20) 0.043
ALT median (IQR) 9 (6,11) 8 (6.5,11) 9 (6,11) 0.48
TP median (IQR) 68 (63,73) 66 (59.5,74) 68 (63,73) 0.315
ALB median (IQR) 36 (34,38) 35 (31.5,38) 37 (35,39) 0.001
GLOB median (IQR) 30 (28,34) 31 (27.5,36) 30 (28,34) 0.889
URE median (IQR) 1.8 (1.5,2.4) 2.5 (1.8,3.2) 1.8 (1.5,2.3) <0.001
CRE median (IQR) 66 (52.5,78.5) 72 (61,90.5) 61.5 (51,75.2) 0.002
URE: CRE     
   Median (IQR) 28 (22,38) 31 (24,45) 27 (21,36.8) 0.014
   Intra-renal azotaemia n (%) 217 (80.7) 35 (63.6) 182 (85) <0.001
   Normal n (%) 50 (18.6) 18 (32.7) 32 (15)
   Pre-renal azotaemia n (%) 2 (0.7) 2 (3.6) 0 (0)
PT median (IQR) 13 (12,15) 14 (13,16) 13 (12,15) 0.096
INR median (IQR) 1.1 (1,1.3) 1.2 (1.1,1.4) 1.1 (1,1.3) 0.096
aPTT median (IQR) 28 (24,36) 31 (24,38) 28 (24.8,33.5) 0.576
  1. Data are presented as n (%) or median (IQR). All P values less than 0.05 were considered significant. Group 1: Women with primary PPH. Group 2: Women without primary PPH. IQR: Inter-quartile range. n: Number. AST: Aspartate Transaminase. ALT: Alanine Transaminases. TP: Total Protein. ALB: Albumin. GLOB: Globulins. URE: Urea. CRE: Creatinine. PT: Prothrombin Time. aPTT: Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time. INR: International Normalised Ratio