Table 4

Summary of linear regression analyses of lung function in late childhood in 395 Norwegian children according to mother’s preeclampsia status
Effects of maternal preeclampsia
Fully adjusteda)
n Mild/moderate preeclampsia Severe preeclampsia
Outcome variable b 95% CI p b 95% CI p
FEV1% 381 0.57 (-1.86, 2.99) 0.647 1.27 (-2.95, 5.49) 0.555
FVC% 381 -1.47 (-4.36, 1.42) 0.317 -2.24 (-7.28, 2.79) 0.381
FEV1/FVC 381 1.28 (-0.35, 2.92) 0.124 2.79 (-0.06, 5.64) 0.055

Abbreviations:FEV1% forced expiratory volume in first second predicted, FVC% Forced vital capacity predicted, FEV1/FVC Ratio of actual FEV1 over FVC, n number of participants, b regression coefficient, CI confidence interval,

a)Adjusted for gender, birth weight z-score adjusted for gestational age, being firstborn, Caesarean section, maternal age, maternal smoking during pregnancy, gestational age in weeks, maternal body mass index (kg/m2) and maternal asthma.

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Byberg et al. BMC Pediatrics 2014 14:101   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-14-101

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