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Table 4 BMI in early pregnancy and total gestational weight by level of education in Swedish nulliparous women

From: The educational gradient of obesity increases among Swedish pregnant women: a register-based study

   BMI in early pregnancy (kg/m2) Total gestational weight gain (kg)
n Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Normal weight (18.5-24.9 kg/m2)
  Low education 196,252 22.1 (1.7) 14.0 (5.1)
  High education 182,277 22.1 (1.6) 13.7 (4.5)
  All 378,529 22.1 (1.7) 13.8 (4.8)
Overweight (25.0-29.9 kg/m2)
  Low education 83,103 27.0 (1.4) 13.4 (6.0)
  High education 56,222 26.9 (1.4) 13.6 (5.5)
  All 139,325 27.0 (1.4) 13.5 (5.8)
Obesity (≥30.0 kg/m2)
  Low education 41,068 34.0 (3.8) 10.7 (6.8)
  High education 18,461 33.5 (3.5) 11.2 (6.5)
  All 59,529 33.9 (3.7) 10.9 (6.7)
  1. SD standard deviation.