Table 4.

Characteristics of the 472 Offspring Included in the Sibling Analysis, by Hypertension Status of the Mother’s Pregnancy

Hypertension StatusNo Hypertension (n=254)Any Hypertension (n=218)
Male attendants, %49.642.2
Female attendants, %50.457.8
Maternal age at delivery, y25.1 (4.7)25.9 (5.3)
Maternal parity at delivery, %
 025.645.9
 148.024.8
 ≥226.429.4
Gestational age, %
 <34 wk1.31.4
 34–36 wk1.71.9
 ≥37 wk97.196.7
Infant birth length, cm51.1 (2.1)50.8 (2.4)
Birth weight, g3605 (544)3498 (651)
Head circumference at birth, cm35.2 (1.3)35.4 (1.7)
Age at follow-up, y29.1 (6.2)29.8 (6.0)
Current daily smokers at follow-up, %19.419.9
  • The values are given as mean (SD) unless otherwise noted.