Table 3: Linear correlation analysis between neonatal antero-posterior abdominal aorta diameter (APAO) and main maternal variables considered.

Maternal variablesCorrelation coefficient ( ) value

Mean age +0.220.06
Total amount of pregnancy0.19
Eclampsia0.98
Hypertension0.97
Diabetes+0.420.0002
Dyslipidaemia0.98
BMI before pregnancy0.45
BMI after delivery0.21
Height+0.470.00003
Weight before delivery0.16
Weight after delivery+0.240.04

APAO: anteroposterior abdominal aorta diameter; BMI: body mass index; CVD: cardiovascular diseases.