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Table 1 Study population characteristics

From: Maternal undernutrition and excessive body weight and risk of birth and health outcomes

Characteristics Crude prevalence
Mean (SE)
 Age (years) 25.65 (0.07)
 Weight (kg) 54.74 (0.87)
 Height (mm) 1563.37 (0.83)
 Body mass index 21.67 (0.04)
 Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 121.47 (0.36)
 Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 79.09 (0.19)
Percentage (95% CI)
 Underweight 21.9 (20.5-23.3)
 Normal weight 58.9 (57.3-60.4)
 Overweight 15.6 (14.3-17.0)
 Obesity 3.9 (3.2-4.3)
 Diabetes 9.9 (8.1-11.1)
 Hypertension 31.7 (29.9-33.5)
 Pregnancy complication 46.6 (44.1-49.1)
 Genital sore 5.1 (4.4-5.9)
 Genital discharge 10.7 (9.6-11.7)
 Pregnancy termination 16.1 (15.0-17.4)
 Menstrual irregularities 74.4 (72.9-75.9)
 Low birth weight 20.0 (18.5-21.6)
 Cesarean delivery 24.7 (22.6-27.0)
 Stunting 36.5 (34.6-38.9)
 Wasting 14.4 (13.4-15.6)
 Preterm birth 31.3 (29.8-32.4)
 Prolonged labor 29.2 (27.9-30.2)
 Stillbirths 1.1 (0.8-1.2)
 Early neonatal mortality 2.5 (2.1-3.0)
 Perinatal mortality 2.4 (2.1-2.7)
  1. SE, Standard error; 95% CI, 95% confidence interval