Table 1: Clinical characteristics of normal and preeclamptic pregnancies.

VariablePE (n = 30)N (n = 30)Pa value 
Control vs PE

Maternal age30.2 ± 5.7 30.6 ± 3.5 P > 0.05 (0.1388)
Proteinuria (g/day)6.32 ± 0.85 <0.3 P < 0.01 (0.0065)
Gestational age (week)36.5 ± 3.7 39.1 ± 1.2 P > 0.05 (0.0976)
Systolic blood pressure, mm Hg169 ± 20.1 112 ± 6.8 P < 0.01 (0.0037)
Diastolic blood pressure, mm Hg115 ± 12.8 77 ± 7.1 P < 0.01 (0.0094)
Body weight of infant (g)2582 ± 740 3322 ± 413 P < 0.05 (0.0373)
CRP (C-reaction proteins)8.1 ± 3.1 5.9 ± 2.9 P > 0.05 (0.0966)

All results are presented as mean ± SD. SD: standard deviation.
aObtained by 1-way analysis of variance using SPSS 13.0 software (SPSS Inc., Chicago, IL).