Patient characteristics of nonpregnant, healthy pregnant and preeclamptic women.

Medians plus range are shown. Mann Whitney U comparisons were made between nonpregnant – pregnant women and pregnant – preeclamptic women, significant differences (p<0.01) are indicated by #.

nd: not determined; NA: not applicable.

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: Blood pressure and protein content of urine of healthy pregnant women was within normal ranges and not routinely recorded.