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Table 2 Maternal and fetal demographic data and clinical characteristics of the study population. Results are presented as mean ± SD for each continuous variable unless otherwise specified

From: Lipid profiling in maternal and fetal circulations in preeclampsia and fetal growth restriction-a prospective case control observational study

 Group
NormalPE onlyFGR onlyPE + FGR
Mean (Standard Deviation)Mean (Standard Deviation)Mean (Standard Deviation)Mean (Standard Deviation)
Number of maternal samples20101210
Number of cord blood / fetal samples75810
Maternal age (years)28.8 ± 4.027.5 ± 5.828.3 ± 4.933.2 ± 6.7*#
BMI27.6 ± 5.430.3 ± 8.024.1 ± 5.3#28.0 ± 6.0
Gestation age at maternal sample collection (weeks)36.1 ± 3.835.2 ± 3.434.8 ± 4.231.7 ± 2.8*#
Gestation age at delivery (weeks) all maternal samples39.3 ± 0.836.5 ± 3.4*36.2 ± 2.2*32.0 ± 3.0*#
Gestation age at delivery (weeks) all fetal samples39.08 ± 0.4436.9 ± 2.136 ± 2.5932.0 ± 3.0*#
Birth weight (g) all maternal samples3412 ± 3882897 ± 903*1831 ± 781*1398 ± 619*#
Birth weight (g) all fetal samples3359 ± 2983046 ± 5331981 ± 6421398 ± 619*#
Primipara (%)408058.390
Smoking (%)5.60.08.310
Mode of delivery (LSCS) (%)75807580
  1. *Statistically significant difference from normal pregnancy. # statistically significant difference from PE. †Statistically significant difference from FGR