International Journal of Hypertension / 2018 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Heart Rate Variability and Cardiovascular Reflex Tests for Assessment of Autonomic Functions in Preeclampsia

Table 1

Comparison of baseline characteristics in different groups.

VariablePreeclamptic females (n=40)Normotensive pregnant females (n=40)Normal non pregnant females (n=40)

Age (years)26.88 ± 3.5226.35 ± 2.5227.52 ± 4.09
Height (cms)153.4 ± 10.32153.6 ± 8.54161.2 ± 7.05
Weight (kg)62.63 ± 8.3959.42 ± 6.7362.45 ± 10.58
Body mass index (kg/m2)26.62 ± 2.4825.33 ± 3.5124.01 ± 3.45
Period of gestation (weeks)30.15 ± 3.5529.05 ± 2.35-
SBP (mmHg)147.38 ± 9.83107.2 ± 12.61110.8 ± 21.00
DBP (mmHg)93.2 ± 6.7684.65 ± 10.9276.68 ± 12.22
Heart rate (beats/min)90.88 ± 14.5769.02 ± 12.7275.82 ± 9.21

Values are expressed as mean ± standard deviation; n, number of subjects; SBP, systolic blood pressure; DBP, diastolic blood pressure; p < 0.05 versus normal non pregnant females; < 0.05 versus normotensive pregnant females.

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