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Table 1 Differences in clinical characteristics of pregnant women between control and overweight/obese groups

From: Maternal obesity alters C19MC microRNAs expression profile in fetal umbilical cord blood

Subject characteristic Control Overweight/obesity P-value
Pregestational BMI, kg/m2 21.28 ± 0.28 28.83 ± 0.55 < 0.001
Weight gain during pregnancy, kg 12.66 ± 1.04 13.61 ± 0.95 0.51
Maternal age, years 28.88 ± 0.65 29.47 ± 0.55 0.33
Cesarean delivery, n (%) 5 (16) 7 (20) 0.60
Cohort size NGS 7 9  
Cohort size RT-qPCR 25 25  
  1. All parameters are expressed as n (%) or mean ± SEM. Student’s t-test (parametric continuous data) or Mann–Whitney’s U-test (nonparametric continuous data) determined significance of differences between the two groups. The chi-square test analyzed categorical data including cesarean delivery. P value of < 0.05 was considered significant. BMI body mass index