Table 2.

Patient characteristics

Preeclampsia, n = 14Normotensive, n = 14P
Age (yr)29 (22–37)31 (25–36)0.15
BMI 3rd trimester, kg/m226.7 ± 3.428.0 ± 3.60.37
SBP 3rd trimester, mmHg155.7 ± 15.1128.8 ± 11,20.00
DBP 3rd trimester, mmHg92.5 ± 8.574.6 ± 7.60.00
MAP 3rd trimester113.6 ± 10.092.7 ± 7.90.00
Nulliparous, n1110NA
Gestation at delivery (wk)30.7 (25–37)38.9 (37–40)0.00
Birth weight, g1,435 ± 6993,457 ± 4180.00
Smoking, n10NA
  • Data are means ± SD, as median (range) or as number of total (n). SBP, systolic blood pressure; DBP, diastolic blood pressure; MAP, mean arterial pressure; NA, not applicable.