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Table 3 Correlation (r) between basic parameters and the percent of change in size of the leiomyomas

From: Growth pattern of uterine leiomyoma along pregnancy

  Overall change in area Weekly change in area
1st to 2nd trimester 2nd to 3rd trimester 1st to 2nd trimester 2nd to 3rd trimester
Age −0.063 −0.143 −0.086 −0.155
Gravidity −0.066 − 0.034 − 0.091 − 0.065
Parity − 0.101 − 0.008 − 0.14 −0.041
BMI 0.025 −0.022 0.01 −0.072
No. of leiomyomas −0.07 0.149 −0.06 a0.219
Pre-gestational size −0.15 −0.254 − 0.227 −0.224
Size at end of puerperium 0.039 −0.234 −0.048 − 0.275
  1. aP value =0.024. However, this correlation did not remain significant after adjusting for multiple comparisons