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Table 2 Patterns of gestational weight gain by specific body mass index at specific trimester in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2019

From: Patterns and predictors of gestational weight gain in Addis Ababa, Central Ethiopia: a prospective cohort study

Weight status Second trimester GWG (Median and IQR (25th, 75th percentiles) (n = 328) Third trimester GWG (Median and IQR (25th, 75th percentiles) (n = 324) Total GWG (Median and IQR (25th,75th percentiles) (n = 369)
Underweight women 5 kg (3.5, 6.0) 4.5 kg (3.0, 6.6) 10 (7.6, 12.5)
Normal weight women 4 kg (3.0, 5.7) 5 kg (3.0, 6.1) 9 kg (7.0, 12.0)
Overweight or obese women 3.9 kg (1.0, 5.7) 4 kg (2.0, 5.0) 7 kg (5.0, 8.2)
Total 4 kg (2.9, 6.0) 4.5 kg (3.0, 6.0) 8.7 kg (7.0, 11.6)