You are viewing the site in preview mode

Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 3 Distribution of gestational weight gain by pre-pregnancy BMI among subjects with optimal pregnancy outcomes in Changsha, Hunan, China, in 2016

From: Gestational weight gain in Chinese women -- results from a retrospective cohort in Changsha, China

Subgroups Gestational weight gain (kg) by percentile IOM recommend ranges (kg)
5th 15th 25th 50th 75th 85th 95th
Overall subjects (n = 12,564) 5.0 9.0 11.0 15.0 18.0 19.0 22.5  
IOM pre-pregnancy BMI category a
 Underweight (n = 2002) 9.0 11.5 13.0 16.0 18.5 20.0 23.0 12.5–18.0
 Normal weight (n = 9308) 5.0 9.0 11.0 15.0 17.5 19.0 22.5 11.5–16.0
 Overweight (n = 1084) 0.0 4.5 7.5 12.5 16.0 18.0 21.5 7.0–11.5
 Obese (n = 170) 2.5 5.0 8.0 13.0 17.5 20.0 26.0 5.0–9.0
Asian pre-pregnancy BMI category b
 Underweight (n = 2002) 9.0 11.5 13.0 16.0 18.5 20.0 23.0 12.5–18.0
 Normal weight (n = 7564) 6.0 10.0 11.6 15.0 18.0 19.0 22.8 11.5–16.0
 Overweight (n = 1744) 3.0 7.0 9.5 13.0 16.5 18.0 21.0 7.0–11.5
 Obese (n = 1254) 0.4 5.0 7.5 12.5 16.0 18.0 22.5 5.0–9.0
  1. a: IOM pre-pregnancy BMI category: underweight (BMI < 18.5), normal weight (BMI 18.5–24.9), overweight (BMI 25–29.9), obese (BMI ≥ 30);
  2. b: Asian pre-pregnancy BMI category: underweight (BMI < 18.5), normal weight (BMI 18.5–22.9), overweight (BMI 23–24.9), obese (BMI ≥ 25)
  3. Note: Shaded areas represent the 2009 IOM gestational weight gain ranges