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Table 1 Maternal characteristics

From: Change in active transportation and weight gain in pregnancy

  All (n = 219) Active-less active (n = 66) Active-active (n = 153) p value*
NFFD intervention group 49.8 (109) 47.0 (31) 51.0 (78) 0.586
Maternal age (years) 27.8 (4.4) 28.3 (4.5) 27.6 (4.3) 0.243
Height (cm)¥ 168.5 (6.0) 169.0 (6.1) 168.3 (5.9) 0.463
Weight (kg)¥ 67.4 (11.7) 68.2 (12.9) 67.1 (11.2) 0.508
BMI (kg/cm2)¥ 23.7 (3.8) 23.8 (4.0) 23.7 (3.7) 0.747
Not college education 28.8 (63) 24.2 (16) 30.7 (47) 0.331
Non-smoker¥ 74.2 (167) 76.1 (51) 73.4 (116) 0.672
NFFD-diet score¥ 4.9 (2.2) 4.6 (2.4) 5.0 (2.2) 0.212
MET score (MET-minutes*week-1)¥ 2396 (1879) 2353 (1726) 2415 (1949) 0.824
MET score (MET-minutes*week-1) 1649 (1497)a 1428 (1101)c 1743 (1643)b 0.192
∆ MET score (MET-minutes*week-1) 835 (1241)a 943 (1341)c 790 (1199)b 0.445
Nausea 30.7 (69) 32.8 (22) 26.6 (42) 0.646
Preeclampsia 6.6 (14)d 6.3 (4)f 6.8(10)e 1.0
Gestational age at delivery (days) 279 (14) 282 (12) 278 (15) 0.039
  1. Data are mean (SD) and % (n). Active-active group; Changed from “walk/bike to walk/bike”, or from “public transportation to public transportation”
  2. Active-less active group; Changed from “walk/bike to public transportation/car”, or changed from “public transportation” to “car”
  3. BMI Body Mass Index, MET Metabolic Equivalent Task, NFFD Norwegian fit for delivery
  4. * p value; based on comparison between “Active-active” and “Active-less active” groups. Randomised to intervention group in the NFFD trial. At inclusion (median gestational weeks 16.0 (range 8.0–20.0)). ¥ Pre-pregnancy. a n = 184, b n = 129, c n = 55, d n = 212, e n = 148, f n = 64