Table 1.

Rat characteristics during pregnancy

Sham (n = 24)RUPP (n = 38)P Value
Day 14
    Maternal weight, g282 ± 11286 ± 90.126
    Number of fetuses13.5 ± 1.413.5 ± 2.20.934
    Number of reabsorptions1 (0.3–3.0)1 (0.3–2)0.672
Day 19
    Weight gain, g61.6 ± 10.231.1 ± 16.1<0.001*
Day of birth
    Number of pups10.5 (8.5–12.0)4 (1.75–8.25)<0.001*
    Weight of pups, g5.9 ± 0.55.6 ± 0.60.107
  • Data are means ± SD or medians (25–75 percentile). RUPP, reduced uterine perfusion pressure. *P < 0.05.