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Table 1 Clinical characteristics and hormone values in women who smoked during pregnancy and nonsmokers, and their offspring

From: Obesity, maternal smoking and SHBG in neonates

Variable Smokers (n = 14) Nonsmokers (n = 46) p value
SHBG in cord blood (nmol/L) 48.0 ± 11.4 39.7 ± 13.7 0.04
Cord blood insulin (U/L) 2.0 ± 0.71 3.1 ± 1.94 0.045
Cord blood TNF (pg/mL) 6.92 ± 2.54 7.68 ± 4.22  
Cord blood glucose (mmol/L)a 6.32 ± 1.10 5.88 ± 1.81  
SHBG day 2 (nmol/L) 40.4 ± 20.0 38.4 ± 15.3  
Birth weight (g) 3032 ± 402 3184 ± 401  
Placenta weight (g) 487 ± 83 480 ± 111  
Maternal age (years) 25.7 ± 4.7 26.7 ± 6.2  
Maternal pre-pregnancy wt (kg) 60.9 ± 13.0 72.3 ± 19.1 0.03
Pregnancy weight gain (kg) 14.3 ± 7.4 14.3 ± 9.3  
  1. Results are Mean ± SD
  2. aGlucose levels were available for 42 subjects