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Table 2 Clinical and obstetric characteristics of study participants attending the University of Gondar Comprehensive Specialized Hospital antenatal care unit, 2021 (n = 126)

From: The value of eosinophil count in the diagnosis of preeclampsia among pregnant women attending the University of Gondar Comprehensive Specialized Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia, 2021

Variable Category Study group P-value
Normotensive group (n = 63) Preeclampsia group (n = 63)
Gravidity n (%) Primagravida 21(33.3) 23 (36.5) 0.852a
Multigravida 42 (66.7) 40 (63.5)
Parity n (%) Nulliparous 26 (41.3) 21(33.3) 0.177a
Primiparous 20 (31.7) 15 (23.8)
Multiparous 17 (27.0) 27 (42.9)
GW Median (IQR) 33 (30–38) 35 (31–38) 0.850d
BMI (kg/m2) Median (IQR) 23 (20.7–24.9) 21.5 (20.5–22.7) 0.020d
SBP (mmHg) Median (IQR) 100 (100–110) 140 (140–150)  < 0.001d
DBP (mmHg) Median (IQR) 70 (60–80) 90 (90–100)  < 0.001d
MAP (mmHg) Median (IQR) 80 (73.3–86.7) 110 (106.7–116.7)  < 0.001d
  1. a Pearson chi-square and
  2. d Mann–Whitney U independent t-test statistics