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Table 1 Demographic characteristics across ancestral subgroups

From: Genetic assessment of hyperuricemia and gout in Asian, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander subgroups of pregnant women: biospecimens repository cross-sectional study

Characteristics Total population (n = 1059) Filipino (n = 229) Japanese (n = 210) Samoan (n = 200) Marshallese (n = 160) Native Hawaiian (n = 156) Korean (n = 104)
Mother’s age (years) 28.8 ± 6.3 29.8 ± 6.1 33.4 ± 5.2 26.3 ± 5.7 25.1 ± 4.6 26.2 ± 5.5 31.3 ± 5.2
Gestational age (weeks) 38.0 ± 2.2 37.8 ± 2.2 37.6 ± 2.6 38.4 ± 2.0 38.0 ± 2.0 38.2 ± 2.0 38.3 ± 2.4
Gestational age category  
Preterm (< 37 weeks) 182 (17.3%) 44 (19.4%) 50 (23.8%) 27 (13.5%) 29 (18.4%) 21 (13.5%) 11 (10.8%)
Full term (≥ 37 weeks) 871 (82.2%) 183 (80.6%) 160 (76.2%) 173 (86.5%) 129 (81.6%) 135 (86.5%) 91 (89.2%)
Body mass index (kg/m2) 26.3 ± 6.9 25.0 ± 6.0 24.4 ± 5.6 30.1 ± 7.5 25.1 ± 6.2 28.1 ± 7.3 24.5 ± 7.2
Body mass index categories  
Underweight (< 18.5 kg/m2) 63 (6.8%) 18 (9.0%) 20 (10.4%) 5 (2.9%) 10 (7.8%) 10 (11.5%)
Normal weight (18.5–24.9 kg/m2) 400 (43.4%) 94 (46.8%) 93 (48.4%) 44 (25.3%) 68 (53.1%) 58 (41.4%) 43 (49.4%)
Overweight (25–29.9 kg/m2) 211 (22.9%) 56 (27.9%) 46 (24.0%) 38 (21.8%) 18 (14.1%) 30 (21.4%) 23 (26.4%)
Obese (≥ 30 kg/m2) 248 (26.9%) 33 (16.4%) 33 (17.2%) 87 (50.0%) 32 (25.0%) 52 (37.1%) 11 (12.6%)
Pre- gravida weight (Ibs) 151.2 ± 46.5 132.7 ± 28.4 127.2 ± 26.0 203.7 ± 44.7 142.5 ± 41.9 166.9 ± 47.9 133.6 ± 34.5
  1. Data are expressed as count (%) or means + / − standard deviation