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Table 4 Comparison of sociodemographic continuous variables of pregnancy and the newborn among women included (n = 82) and not included (n = 175) in the study

From: Early diabetes screening in women with previous gestational diabetes: a new insight

  Included Not included P value
Mean ± SD Median Mean ± SD Median
Age (years) 32.2 ± 5.8 32 30.5 ± 5.8 31 0.075
Gestational age at diagnosis of GDM (weeks) 23.1 ± 7.4 24 23.9 ± 7.4 25 0.47
Start of insulin (weeks) 28.6 ± 7.1 30 26.9 ± 7.2 28 0.30
Parity (n) 2.3 ± 1.3 2 2.3 ± 1.4 2 0.89
Weight gain until GDM diagnosis (kg) 7.0 ± 5.5 6 8.0 ± 5.6 8.8 0.18
Weight gain until delivery (kg) 10.2 ± 6.3 8.2 11.6 ± 6.0 11.5 0.23
Pregestational BMI (kg/m2) 27.7 ± 5.3 27.1 28.4 ± 5.1 27.6 0.41
Birth weight (kg) 3250.3 ± 627.3 3257.5 3409.2 ± 652.0 3400 0.21
Gestational age at delivery (weeks) 37.8 ± 2.9 38 37.8 ± 2.0 38 0.32