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Table 1 Profile of the pregnant women, according to prepregnancy BMI classes

From: Maternal adipokines and insulin as biomarkers of pregnancies complicated by overweight and obesity

  Normal weight (N = 23) Overweight (N = 18) Obese (N = 31)
Age (year)
 <19 9 (39.1) 1 (5.5) 0 (0.0)
 20–35 12 (52.2) 12 (66.7) 24 (77.4)
 >35 2 (8.7) 5 (27.8) 7 (22.6)
Number of pregnancies
 1 9 (39.1) 3 (16.7) 3 (9.7)
 ≥2 14 (60.9) 15 (83.3) 28 (90.3)
Smoking 5 (21.7) 0 (0.0) 7 (22.6)
Hypertension (n = 33) 3 (13.0) 9 (50.0) 21 (67.7)
 Chronic hypertension 0 (0.0) 1 (3.0) 10 (30.3)
 Preeclampsia 2 (6.0) 6 (18.2) 8 (24.2)
 Chronic hypertension + PE 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 6 (18.2)
 Gestational hypertension 1 (3.03) 2 (6.1) 3 (9.7)
Diabetes mellitus (n = 48) 6 (26.1) 11 (61.1) 31 (100.0)
 DM-2 0 (0.0) 3 (27.3) 5 (16.1)
 GDM 2 (33.3) 4 (36.4) 18 (58.1)
 MGH 4 (66.7) 4 (36.4) 8 (25.8)
  1. BMI body mass index, PE preeclampsia, DM-2 type 2 diabetes mellitus, GDM gestational diabetes mellitus, MGD mild gestational hyperglycemia