Table 1: Patient characteristics. Quantitative variables were expressed in average ± standard deviation and qualitative variables in numbers and percentage.

Groups BMI§WGBMI kg/m² Weight gain (kg)
<2020–24.925–29.9≥30<8 8–16 >16

Age (y ± sd) <0.01* 0.1
Residence (%)<0.01*<0.003*
 Urban43 (42.3)323 (37.1)161 (46.4)40 (46)183 (32.3)34 (60)43 (7.6)
 Rural59 (57.8)548 (62.9)186 (53.6)47 (54)347 (41.3)435 (51.8)58 (6.9)
Monthly income (%) 0.41 0.68
 <5000 DH98 (96)81 (93.1)328 (94.3)84 (96.6)500 (37.9)728 (55.1)93 (7)
 >5000 DH4 (3.9)60 (6.9)20 (5.7)3 (3.4)30 (34.5)49 (56.3)8 (9.2)
Multiparity53 (52)542 (62.3)241 (69.5)70 (81.4)<0.01*318 (35.1)511 (56.4)77 (8.5) <0.01*
Fundal height cm ± sd <0.01* <0.01*
Size (cm ± sd) <0.01 <0.01*
Birth weight g ± sd <0.01* <0.01*
Weight gain ((kg) (%)0.15
 <8 kg36 (6.4)318 (60)135 (25.5)43 (8.1)
 8–16 kg61 (7.9)495 (63.7)185 (23.8)36 (4.6)
 >16 kg7 (6.9)58 (57.4)28 (27.7)8 (7.9)

Significant ( ).