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Research Article

Effect of Gestational Weight Gain on Perinatal Outcomes in Low Risk Pregnancies with Normal Prepregnancy Body Mass Index

Table 1

Comparison of demographic and obstetric characteristics between groups.

Inadequate weight gain (n:62)Normal weight gain (n:430)Excessive weight gain (n:80)p-value

Maternal age (years)29.1±3.128.6±3.228.7±3.20.186
Pregestational BMI (kg/m2)23.5±1.423.6±1.323.6±1.30.791
Gravity2.5±0.82.4±0.72.5±0.70.548
Parity2.0±0.72.1±0.72.1±0.70.326
Previous cesarean
history (n%)
15 (24,1%)99(23,2%)19(23,7%)0.971

The comparison of more than two groups was investigated using ANOVA followed by Tukey’s post hoc test with Minitab 16 (MinitabInc.; StateCollege, PA, USA). The difference between groups was considered statistically significant when p value was <0.05.

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