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Table 1 Biological characteristics of the study population

From: Genome–wide microRNA expression profiling in placentas from pregnant women exposed to BPA

Features Total number (%)
Healthy pregnant women with normal fetus 40 (50)
Healthy pregnant women iving in a polluted area; these 40 (50)
women were subject to therapeutic abortion  
Age  
 25-34 40 (50)
 35-40 40 (50)
Week of gestation  
 13-16 7 (17,5)
 17-20 10 (25)
 21-24 12 (30)
 >24 11 (27,5)
Maternal BMI 27.5 (Mean)
Gender ratio  
 Male 42 (52.5)
 Female 38 (47.5)
Malformation  
 Trisomy 21 6 (20)
 Nervous system diseases 13 (26,7)
 Other 5 (16,6)
 Cardiac malformation 14 (30)
 Hydrops fetalis 2 (6,7)