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Table 2 Blood pressure and nitric oxide levels

From: Serum nitric oxide levels in healthy pregnant women: a case- control study in a tertiary facility in Ghana

  Nonpregnant Trimester 1 Trimester 2 Trimester 3 p-value
Parameter Mean(SD) Mean(SD) Mean(SD) Mean (SD)  
n 32 33 37 30  
Systolic(mmHg) 118.5(16.08) 111.3(14.70) 112.1(12.11) 116.5(13.38) 0.118
Diastolic(mmHg) 76.5(9.35) 71.0(10.46) 66.27(7.68) 67.6(8.54) <0.001*
MAP (mmHg) 90.5(9.71) 81.8(18.05) 81.6(8.55) 83.9(8.85) 0.009*
Serum Nitric Oxide (nM) 470.5(78.21) 1137.5(258.10) 1341.6(78.14) 1353.3(93.02) <0.001*
  1. *Significant p ≤ 0.05; n – sample size; Mean (SD) Mean (standard deviation)