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Table 1 Demographic and metabolic characteristics of all pregnant women at 12–24 gestational weeks who were categorized into binaries according to their fasting TG concentrations at the time of OLTT measurement

From: Elevated mid-trimester 4-h postprandial triglycerides for predicting late-onset preeclampsia: a prospective screening study

Variables Low binary High binary p value
(FTG < 2.4 mmol/L) (FTG ≥ 2.4 mmol/L)
( N = 219) ( N = 219)
Age (years) 30.95 ± 3.7 30.68 ± 4.03 0.61
Gravidity 2.32 ± 1.12 2.31 ± 1.29 0.95
Parity 0.54 ± 0.34 0.56 ± 0.72 0.91
Prepregnancy BMI (kg/m2) 20.82 (19.59–23.15) 22.39 (20.62–24.83)  < 0.01
Systolic Blood Pressure (mmHg) 113.29 ± 14.51 113.9 ± 10.36 0.71
Diastolic Blood Pressure (mmHg) 68.04 ± 8.23 67.48 ± 10.34 0.66
HbA1c (%) 5.00 (4.90–5.20) 5.10 (4.90–5.30) 0.29
FPG (mmol/L) 4.59 ± 0.35 4.71 ± 0.46 0.03
1 h PG (mmol/L) 7.94 ± 1.75 8.28 ± 1.76 0.16
2 h PG (mmol/L) 7.00 ± 1.41 7.11 ± 1.31 0.52
Total Cholesterol (mmol/L) 5.88 (5.45–6.55) 5.90 (5.41–6.78) 0.71
HDL-C (mmol/L) 2.05 ± 0.39 1.84 ± 0.35  < 0.01
LDL-C (mmol/L) 3.14 ± 0.79 3.04 ± 0.97 0.42
HOMA-β (%) 124.21 (86.01–159.49) 122.88 (94.77–171.74) 0.12
HOMA-IR 1.23 (1.01–1.66) 1.60 (1.14–2.23)  < 0.01
Neonatal weight (g) 3260.50 ± 415.58 3318.93 ± 418.02 0.03
Preeclampsia(%) 8 (3.70%) 16 (7.30%) 0.229
Adverse Neonatal Outcomes(%) 52 (23.90%) 60 (27.30%) 0.56
Creatinine 53.16 ± 6.84 54.63 ± 7.02 0.07
  1. Data are expressed as the mean ± standard deviation or median (interquartile range), or n (%). BMI body mass index, FPG fasting plasma glucose, HbA1c hemoglobin A1c, HDL-C high-density lipoprotein-cholesterol, HOMA-IR homeostasis model assessment for insulin resistance index, HOMA-β homeostasis model assessment for β cell function, LDL-C low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol, TG triglyceride, 1hPG 1-h plasma glucose, 2hPG 2-h plasma glucose