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Table 1 Chi-square tests of BMI- categories by pregnancy out comes.

From: Effect of maternal body mass index on pregnancy outcome and newborn weight

BMI 20 > 20-24.9 25 - 29.9 30 - 34.9 35 < P-value of chi-square test
Preeclampsia 5 19 31 12 2 0.001**
  3.9% 4.6% 8.7% 12.2% 3.33%  
Induction of labour 26 98 103 39 3 0.003**
  20.3% 23.8% 28.9% 40.9% 50%  
Caesarean section 11 59 71 25 4 0.001**
  8.6% 14.3% 19.9% 25.5% 7.66%  
Preterm delivery 2 9 16 6 1 0.037*
  1.6% 22.2% 4.7% 6.1% 0%  
Post date delivery 4 14 12 3 0 0.99
  3.1% 3.4% 2.4% 3% 0%  
Wound Infection 0 10 8 6 1 0.009**
   44% 32% 24% 4%  
  1. ** p < .01; * p- < .05