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Table 3.

Adjusted geometric means (95% confidence intervals) of pregnancy hormone concentrations across ethnic groups (n= 420)

Hispanics (n = 109)African-Americans (n = 56)Caucasians (n = 255)
Androstenedione (ng/mL) 3.15 (2.9-3.4)c,d 3.76 (3.4-4.1)a,c 2.87 (2.7-3.0)a,d 
Testosterone (ng/dL) 49.1 (44.1-54.6)a,d 70.9 (61.6-81.6)a,b 42.0 (39.3-44.9)b,d 
DHEAS (μg/dL) 98.0 (88-110) 99.5 (86-116) 108 (100-116) 
Estradiol (pg/mL) 1,757 (1,602-1,927) 1,793 (1,588-2,023) 1,597 (1,507-1,691) 
Estrone (pg/mL) 582 (508-667)c 524 (438-626) 470 (431-512)c 
Progesterone (ng/mL) 40.2 (37.1-43.5)d 46.1 (41.5-51.1)d 41.8 (39.8-44.0) 
Prolactin (ng/mL) 38.4 (34.1-43.3)a 38.4 (32.8-44.9)c 29.8 (27.6-32.1)a,c 
SHBG (nmol/L) 216 (201-232) 212 (193-233) 207 (198-217) 
Hispanics (n = 109)African-Americans (n = 56)Caucasians (n = 255)
Androstenedione (ng/mL) 3.15 (2.9-3.4)c,d 3.76 (3.4-4.1)a,c 2.87 (2.7-3.0)a,d 
Testosterone (ng/dL) 49.1 (44.1-54.6)a,d 70.9 (61.6-81.6)a,b 42.0 (39.3-44.9)b,d 
DHEAS (μg/dL) 98.0 (88-110) 99.5 (86-116) 108 (100-116) 
Estradiol (pg/mL) 1,757 (1,602-1,927) 1,793 (1,588-2,023) 1,597 (1,507-1,691) 
Estrone (pg/mL) 582 (508-667)c 524 (438-626) 470 (431-512)c 
Progesterone (ng/mL) 40.2 (37.1-43.5)d 46.1 (41.5-51.1)d 41.8 (39.8-44.0) 
Prolactin (ng/mL) 38.4 (34.1-43.3)a 38.4 (32.8-44.9)c 29.8 (27.6-32.1)a,c 
SHBG (nmol/L) 216 (201-232) 212 (193-233) 207 (198-217) 

NOTE: Adjusted for age, education (continuous) and gestational age at blood draw (means 29.5 years, 13.5 years, and 11.2 weeks, respectively). Similar superscripts denote significant difference between the two groups.

a

P ≤ 0.001.

b

P ≤ 0.001.

c

P ≤ 0.01.

d

P ≤ 0.05.

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