Table 1 Background data
Acupuncture groupControl groupp Value
Age (years)*28.06.324.85.50.11
Current weight (kg)*65.811.061.911.20.30
BMI for GA*24.63.523.84.30.60
Gestational age (weeks)*20.55.421.34.30.60
Gestation†1.51.72.01.70.71
Parity†01.001.00.92
Miscarriages†00.000.01.0
  • *Means, standard deviation and t test; †medians, interquartile range and Mood’s test.

  • BMI, body mass index; GA, gestational age.