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Table 3 Obstetric Outcomes

From: Obstetric prognosis in sisters of preeclamptic women – implications for genetic linkage studies

  reference group unaffected sisters of preeclamptic index patients affected sisters of preeclamptic index patients
outcome N = 530 N = 63 N = 42
Admission to a neonatal intensive care unit 34 (6.42 %) 3 (4.76 %) P = 0.786a 9 (21.43 %) P = 0.002a
Intrauterine fetal death 3 (0.57 %) 0 P = 1.00a 0 P = 1.00a
Prematurity (delivery before 37 weeks) 25 (4.72 %) 1 (1.59 %) P = 0.344a 10 (23.80 %) P < 0.001
Low birth weight (<2500 g) 16 (3.02 %) 0 P = 0.398a 12 (28.57 %) P < 0.001
Small for gestational age (< 10th percentile) 61 (11.51 %) 8 (12.70 %) P = 0.781 9 (21.43 %) P = 0.059
Low Apgar score (<7 at 1 min) 31 (5.85 %) 4 (6.35 %) P = 0.780a 5 (11.90 %) P = 0.173a
Low Apgar score (<7 at 5 min) 7 (1.32 %) 0 P = 1.00a 0 P = 1.00a
Fetal venous pH <7.15 at birth 11 (2.1 %) 3 (4.76 %) P = 0.175a 2 (4.76 %) P = 0.250a
  1. a Fisher's exact test