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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of study participants

From: Endothelial dysfunction in the pathogenesis of pre-eclampsia in Ghanaian women

Variable Normotensive Non pregnant women n (75) Normotensive pregnant women n (102) Pre-eclamptic women n (100) Total N (277)
Age (years)
<20 1 (1.3) 5 (4.9) 2 (2.0) 8 (2.9)
20–34 51 (68.0) 85 (83.3) 69 (69.0) 205 (74.0)
≥35 23 (30.7) 12 (11.8) 29 (29.0) 64 (23.1)
Parity
0 38 (50.7) 35 (34.3) 61 (61.0) 134 (48.4)
1 21 (28.0) 34 (33.3) 20 (20.0) 75 (27.1)
2≥ 16 (21.3) 33 (32.4) 19 (19.0) 68 (24.5)
GA at delivery
<34 - 3 (0.3) 10 (10.0) 13 (6.4)
34–36 - 5 (0.5) 44 (44.0) 49 (24.3)
≥37 - 94 (92.2) 46 (46.0) 140 (69.3)
  1. GA Gestational age in weeks