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Fig. 5 | BMC Medicine

Fig. 5

From: Metabolic profiling of pregnancy: cross-sectional and longitudinal evidence

Fig. 5

Cross-sectional associations between pregnancy trimesters and metabolic measures. Pregnant women in their first (n = 48), second (n = 116) and third trimester (n = 67) were compared to non-pregnant women (n = 2588). Associations were adjusted for age and meta-analysed for NFBC1966 and YFS. Open circles indicate P ≥ 0.0008, closed circles indicate P < 0.0008. C cholesterol, CI confidence interval, FA fatty acids, HDL high-density lipoprotein, IDL intermediate-density lipoprotein, LDL low-density lipoprotein, PL phospholipids, MUFA monounsaturated fatty acids, PUFA polyunsaturated fatty acids, SD standard deviation, SHBG sex hormone-binding globulin, TG triglycerides, VLDL very-low-density lipoprotein

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