Table 1

Background variables in the exercise and control groups.

Detail

EG (n = 52)

CG (n = 53)


Age

31.2

(3.7)

30.3

(4.4)

Gestational wk

17.3

(4.1)

18.0

(4.3)

Married/living together

51

(98.1)

52

(98.1)

College/university education

44

(84.6)

45

(84.9)

Sedentary occupations (> 50% of the working day)

37

(71.2)

36

(67.9)

Daily smokers (Do you smoke daily: Yes/No)

2

(3.8)

1

(1.9)

Height (m)

1.69

(0.1)

1.69

(0.1)

Pre-preg weight (kg)

67.9

(11.4)

68.4

(14.6)

Weight (kg)*

71.8

(11.4)

72.7

(14.3)

Pre-preg BMI (kg/m2)

23.8

(3.8)

23.9

(4.7)

Pre-preg BMI≥ 25

13

(25.0)

14

(26.4)


Means with standard deviation (SD) and N (%) (n = 105). No statistically significant differences between groups at baseline

* At baseline test, pregnancy weight was measured using a digital beam scale

Haakstad and Bø BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2011 11:66   doi:10.1186/1471-2393-11-66

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