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Table 1 Comparison between the sociodemographic features of patients with male (n = 87) and female (n = 70) fetuses

From: Comparison of uterine fibroids’ growth pattern during pregnancy according to fetal sex: an observational study

CharacteristicsMale fetus
(n = 87)
Female fetus
(n = 70)
p
Age (years)34.5 ± 5.234.3 ± 4.40.79
BMI (kg/m2)24.6 ± 3.724.5 ± 3.70.78
BMI < 18.52 (2.3)2 (2.8)0.75
BMI 18.5–24.947 (54.0)38 (54.4)0.91
BMI 25–29.930 (34.5)26 (37.1)0.87
BMI 30–34.98 (9.2)3 (4.3)0.38
BMI 35–39.40 (–)1(1.4)0.93
BMI > 400 (–)0 (–)(–)
Number of previous pregnancies1 (0–1)1 (0–1)0.83
Nulliparous32 (36.7)25 (35.7)0.97
Smoking2 (2.3)6 (8.6)0.16
Previous oral contraceptive use23 (26.4)18 (25.7)0.93
Previous spontaneous miscarriage30 (34.5)25 (35.7)0.99
Previous cesarean delivery15 (17.2)11 (15.7)0.97
Previous therapy for fibroids12 (13.8)10 (14.3)0.89
  1. Data reported as mean ± SD, median (IQR), or n (%) as appropriate t test, chi-square test, or Mann-Whitney test as appropriate