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Table 3 Characteristics of subjects under different quartile scores of hHcy-related dietary patterns

From: Study on the correlation between homocysteine-related dietary patterns and gestational diabetes mellitus:a reduced-rank regression analysis study

  Pattern 1 Pattern 2
  Q1 Q4 P values Q1 Q4 P values
Age 29.254 ± 4.203 28.869 ± 4.722 0.502 28.746 ± 4.512 30.508 ± 4.679 0.0046
Educational background    0.051    0.054
Senior high school and below 77(63.64) 61(50.41)   54(44.63) 69(57.02)  
College degree or above 44(36.36) 60(49.59)   67(55.37) 52(42.98)  
Gravidity    0.062    0.072
Primipara 57(47.11) 72(59.50)   70(57.85) 55(45.45)  
Multipara 64(52.89) 49(40.50)   51(42.15) 66(54.55)  
Pregnancy BMI (kg/m2) 22.978 ± 4.088 22.078 ± 3.393 0.063 21.836 ± 3.488 23.804 ± 4.355 < 0.001
Weight gain during pregnancy 8.863 ± 4.782 9.502 ± 4.337 0.276 7.947 ± 4.082 8.930 ± 5.365 0.1084
Energy intake (kcal/d) 1482.1 ± 479.3 1523.3 ± 468.7 0.002 1510.9 ± 508.5 1530.0 ± 550.2 0.7786
Multivitamin supplement intake
 dietary FA (ug) 516.10 ± 637.70 477.20 ± 411.10 0.574 518.90 ± 537.60 498.90 ± 557.90 0.778
 dietary B12 (ug) 2.086 ± 3.370 2.952 ± 10.550 0.394 2.153 ± 2.917 2.210 ± 2.980 0.882
 dietary B6 (mg) 1.770 ± 2.070 2.010 ± 2.636 0.433 1.830 ± 1.811 1.760 ± 1.866 0.768
Serological indicator
 serum FA (nmol/L) 183.6 ± 110.900 219.5 ± 82.669 0.0008 238.7 ± 96.952 115.7 ± 62.542 < 0.001
 serum B12 (pmol/L) 17.752 ± 11.976 22.443 ± 9.465 0.0046 23.883 ± 10.075 9.266 ± 6.041 < 0.001
 serum Hcy (umol/L) 7.344 ± 3.141 5.403 ± 1.805 < 0.001 5.286 ± 1.337 9.577 ± 2.833 < 0.001
  1. Note: Categorical variables include educational background and pregnancies, expressed as the number of people (constituent ratio). Continuous variables included age, pre-pregnancy BMI, weight gain during pregnancy, energy intake, intake of multivitamin supplements (FA, B12, and B6), and serological indicators (FA, B12, and Hcy), which were expressed as mean ± standard deviation