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Table 2 Demographic and clinical characteristics women with early- and late-onset pre-eclampsia

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

Variable Early onset PE Late onset PE P-value
N = 35 N = 65
Age (years) 30.66 ± 5.75 29.09 ± 5.30 0.175
GA at diagnosis (weeks) 30.74 ± 2.12 35.77 ± 1.49 <0.001b
Ga at Delivery (weeks) 34.29 ± 2.28 36.80 ± 1.20 <0.001b
SBP at diagnosis (mmHg) 175.43 ± 28.84 160.42 ± 12.58 <0.001b
DBP at diagnosis (mmHg) 110.86 ± 12.46 103.82 ± 10.58 0.004a
Birth weight (g) 1862.86 ± 665.57 2723.23 ± 544.26 <0.001b
SBP at delivery (mmHg) 186.97 ± 17.32 174.15 ± 14.88 <0.001b
DBP at delivery (mmHg) 115.09 ± 9.80 110.00 ± 9.52 0.013a
  1. DBP Diastolic blood pressure, SBP Systolic blood pressure, PE Pre-eclampsia, GA Gestational age
  2. aSignificant; bvery Significant; All the values in the Table are presented in mean ± SD