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Table 1 Characteristics of the newborns and their mothers

From: Does FTO have a paradoxical effect in fetal life?

Characteristics Eligible data Values
Boys, N(%) 494 243(49%)
Weight, g 494 3251,8 ± 383,6
Lenght, cm 494 50,1 ± 2,0
Head circumference, cm 494 34,0 ± 1,4
BMI, kg/m2 494 13,0 ± 1,1
Ge stational age, weeks 494 39,1 ± 1,2
Mothers characteristics 494  
  Nullipara, N(%) 494 191(39%)
  Smoking during pregnancy, N(%) 494 101(20%)
  Age, years 494 28,7 ± 5,4
  Height, cm 494 164,7 ± 6,1
  Weight before delivery, kg 494 80,0 ± 14,8
   BMI before delivery, kg/m2 494 29,45 ± 5,02
  Weight at pregnancy diagnosis, kg* 486 67,2 ± 15,4
   Calculated gain in pregnancy, kg** 486 12,8915,4
  Weight after delivery, kg 450 73,0914,6
   Calculated loss after delivery, kg* 450 -7,0 ± 2,2
Genealogical data 485  
  0 Italian Great-grandparents, N(%)   278(57%)
  1-2 Italian Great-grandparents, N(%)   62(13%)
  3-4 Italian Great-grandparents, N(%)   73(15%)
  5-6 Italian Great-grandparents, N(%)   27(6%)
  7-8 Italian Great-grandparents, N(%)   45(9%)
  1. *self reported or unstandardized.
  2. **calculated from self reported or unstandardized data on weight at pregnancy diagnose.