Table 5

Beta-blockers prescribed prior to and during pregnancy in women not having a miscarriage or termination of pregnancy

Total pregnancies (n=223)
Prior to pregnancy (N with data 215 of 223 pregnancies) N (% of 215)
 No beta-blockers107 (49.8)
 Atenolol51 (23.7)
 Bisoprolol32 (14.9)
 Metoprolol16 (7.4)
 Propranolol5 (2.3)
 Beta-blockers given but type no specified2 (1)
 No record10 (4.5% of 223)
During pregnancy (N with data 218 of 223 pregnancies) N (% of 218)
 No beta-blockers78 (35.8)
 Atenolol53 (24.3)
 Bisoprolol41 (18.8)
 Metoprolol23 (10.6)
 Labetalol14 (6.4)
 Propranolol2 (0.9)
 Beta-blockers given but type no specified7 (3.2)
 No record5 (2.2% of 223)