Table 1: Baseline characteristics of the patients.

Study group
(  pts)
Control group
(  pts)

Median age of mothers
(years; range)
32 (21–46)32 (23–40)
Height (meters; SD)1.67 (±0.08)1.68 (±0.07)
Body mass index before pregnancy26 (±6)24 (±4)
Body mass index during pregnancy28 (±7)27 (±4)
Prednisolone ≤10 mg ( )100
Prednisolone >10 mg ( )20
Dexamethasone ( )00
Hydroxychloroquine ( )90
Azathioprine ( )40
Cyclosporine ( )10
Male newborns ( )819
Female newborns ( )813
Mean birth weight (g; SD)2902 (±510)3489 (±550)
Mean birth length (cm; SD)49 (±2)51 (±2.5)