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Table 3 Comparisons of proteinuria, liver tests and total leukocyte and differential count between preeclamptic and healthy pregnant women 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 Normalc value
Normotensive group (n = 63) Preeclampsia group (n = 63)
Proteinuria n (%) Positive 2 (3.2) 63 (100)  < 0.001a Negative
Negative 61(96.8) 0 (0)
Total leukocyte Cells/µL: Median (IQR) 7180 (6020—9280) 6990 (5290 – 9450) 0.405b 3200 – 8800
Neutrophil Cells/µL: Median (IQR) 5090 (3840—6810) 5150 (3230—7020) .581b 1500 – 7000
%: Median (IQR) 68.5 (63.3—73.2) 67.3 (61.4—79.4) 0.678b 40 – 70
Lymphocyte Cells/µL: Median (IQR) 1570 (1370 -1890) 1540 (1110—1890) 0.156b 1000 – 3700
%: Median (IQR) 22 (17.8—26.2) 22.1 (14.6—28.7) 0.724b 20 – 50
Monocytes Cells/µL: Median (IQR) 530 (410 – 670) 460 (350—620) 0.064b 130 – 700
%: Median (IQR) 7 (5.8—8.4) 6.7 (5.6—7.6) 0.32b 4 – 8
Basophile Cells/µL: Median (IQR) 20 (10—20) 20 (10—20) 0.823b 0 – 100
%: Median (IQR) 0.2 (0.1—0.3) 0.2 (0.1—0.3) 0.703b 0 – 2
Eosinophil Cells/µL: Median (IQR) 120 (60—270) 50 (10—200) 0.002b 0 – 400
%: Median (IQR) 1.3 (0.8—3.0) 0.7 (0.2—2.4) 0.019b 0 – 6
Eosinophilia n (%) 3 (4.8) 0 (0) 0.001a -
Normal count n (%) 4 (73.0) 31 (49.2)
Eosinopenia n (%) 14 (22.2) 32 (50.8)
AST U/L:Median (IQR) 22 (19–26) 41 (25–73)  < 0.001b 0 – 31
ALT U/L:Median (IQR) 13 (10–16) 24 (15–41)  < 0.001b 0 – 32
Total bilirubin mg/dL:Median (IQR) 0.5 (0.37–0.67) 0.61 (0.44–0.8) 0.02b 0.1 – 1.2
Albumin g/dL:Median (IQR) 3.18 (2.69–3.49) 3.11 (2.74–3.34) 0.215b 3.8–5.1
Total protein g/dL:Median (IQR) 5.88 (4.68–6.5) 5.68 (4.59–6.1) 0.115b 6.6–8.7
  1. a Fisher’s exact test
  2. b Mann–Whitney U statistics test
  3. c The normal values were taken from the University of Gondar Comprehensive Specialized Hospital Laboratory where the test was analyzed