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Table 1 Summary of baseline demographic data (N = 251)

From: Prevalence of hyperglycaemia first detected during pregnancy and subsequent obstetric outcomes at St. Francis Hospital Nsambya

Maternal variable  
Age in years mean (sd) 29.25 (4.97)
BMI (kg/m2) mean (sd) 26.81 (4.63)
Gestation age at booking visit mean (sd) 23.36 (6.70)
Gestation age at OGTT screening mean (sd) 32.64 (2.89)
Gravidity n (%)
 Primegravida 50 (19.9)
Parity n (%)
 ≤1 130 (51.8)
 2–4 108 (43.0)
 ≥5 13 (5.2)
Age groups (years) n (%)
 ≥35 44 (17.5)
BMI (kg/m2) n (%)
 ≥25 153 (61.0)
Occupation n (%)
 Unskilled 87 (34.7)
 Skilled 98 (39.0)
 Unemployed 66 (26.3)
Level of education n (%)
 Primary level and below 31 (12.4)
 Secondary level 87 (34.7)
 Tertiary 133 (53.0)
HIV positive n = 249 12 (4.8)
Number of ANC visits n = 224 (%)
 <4 85 (33.9)
 ≥4 139 (55.4)
Presence of risk factors to hyperglycaemia  
 No risk factor 91 (36.3)
 ≥1 risk factor 160 (63.7)