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Table 4 Comparisons of complete blood cell count and liver function test results between early-onset and late-onset preeclamptic pregnant women attending the University of Gondar Comprehensive Specialized Hospital antenatal care unit, 2021 (n = 63)

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 Preeclampsia group P-value
Early-onset (n = 30) Late-onset (n = 33)
Leukocyte count Cells/µL: Median (IQR) 6955 (5230—10,002) 7600 (5220 – 9095) 0.254b
Neutrophil Cells/µL: Median (IQR) 4650 (3100—7073) 5260 (3405—7035) .895b
%: Median (IQR) 67.2 (57.9 – 75.9) 67.6 (62.4 – 80.3) 0. 895b
Lymphocyte Cells/µL: Median (IQR) 1575 (1215 -2235) 1360 (1105—1840) 0.263b
%: Median (IQR) 22.2 (16.5 – 34.5) 20.3 (13.4 – 26.9) 0.895b
Monocytes Cells/µL: Median (IQR) 455 (383 – 643) 470 (315—585) 0.895b
%: Median (IQR) 6.7 (6.0 – 7.5) 6.8 (3.8—7.7) 0.895b
Basophile Cells/µL: Median (IQR) 20 (10—20) 10 (10—20) 0.815b
%: Median (IQR) 0.2 (0.1—0.3) 0.2 (0.1—0.3) 0.876b
Eosinophil Cells/µL: Median (IQR) 55 (20—205) 50 (10—205) 0.895b
%: Median (IQR) 0.75 (0.3 – 2.3) 0.6 (0.1—3.4) 0.914b
Normal count n (%) 11 (36.7) 14 (42.4) 0.797b
Eosinopenia n (%) 19 (63.3) 19 (57.6)
AST U/L:Median (IQR) 41 (26.8 – 76.3) 32 (24–53) 0.322b
ALT U/L:Median (IQR) 23.5 (16.8—41) 24 (14–37.5) 0.469b
Total bilirubin mg/dL:Median (IQR) 0.7 (0.52 -0.84) 0.56 (0.39 -0.70) 0.027b
Albumin g/dL: Mean ± 2SD 3.07 ± 1.2 3.04 ± 0.75 0.786c
Total protein g/dL: Mean ± 2SD 5.40 ± 2.2 5.60 ± 3.4 0.525c
  1. b Mann–Whitney U statistics test
  2. c independent t-test