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Table 1 Clinical and Biomedical Characteristics of the Study Population

From: The association between the rs4987105 of 5-lipoxygenase (ALOX5) gene and gestational glucose metabolism in Chinese population

CharacteristicsAll participants (n = 380)Cases (n = 241)Controls (n = 139)P value
Gestational Age (year)28.55 ± 4.9628.52 ± 5.0628.59 ± 4.800.899
Pre-pregnancy BMI (kg/m2)21.98 ± 1.9522.15 ± 1.5621.69 ± 2.470.047
FPG (mmol/L)4.86 ± 0.805.18 ± 0.724.31 ± 0.62< 10−6
History of delivering infants with RDS0.366
 Yes1 (0.003%)0 (0%)1 (0.01%) 
 No379 (0.997%)241 (100%)138 (0.99%) 
History of macrosomia delivery0.531
 Yes5 (1.3%)2 (0.01%)3 (0.02%) 
 No375 (98.7%)239 (0.99%)136 (0.98%) 
Parity0.594
 0178 (46.84%)110 (45.64%)68 (48.92%) 
  ≥ 1202 (53.16%)131 (54.36%)71 (51.08%) 
Educational level0.363
 High school or lower344 (90.53%)221 (91.70%)123 (88.49%) 
 College or higher36 (9.47%)20 (8.30%)16 (11.51%) 
  1. Data were presented as n (%) and Mean ± SD
  2. BMI body mass index, FPG fasting plasma glucose, RDS respiratory distress syndrome
  3. The significant P values (P < 0.05) are highlighted in italic