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Table 5 Summary of maternal and perinatal outcomes (gestational hyperglycaemia vs. normal) N = 224

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

Variable Normal OGTT Hyperglycaemia p-value
Gestation age at delivery (weeks): mean (sd) 39.19 (1.57) 39.09 (2.08) 0.10
Mode of delivery: n (%)    0.54
 Vaginal delivery 93 (62.0) 49 (66.2)  
 C-section 57 (38.0) 25 (34.8)  
Genital tract trauma n = 134    0.78
 Yes (n %) 47 (50.5) 26 (53.1)  
 No (n %) 46 (49.5) 23 (46.9)  
Birth weight (kg) mean (sd) 3.25 (0.44) 3.30 (0.60) 0.03
Birth weight (kg) n = 222    0.003
 ≤4.0 147 (99.3) 68 (91.9)  
 >4.0 1 (0.7) 6 (8.1)  
Neonatal admission n = 219    0.60
 Yes n (%) 38 (25.9) 21 (29.2)  
 No n (%) 109 (74.1) 51 (70.8)  
Status of baby at discharge n (%)    0.37
 Alive 147 (98.0) 71 (95.9)  
 Dead 3 (2.0) 3 (4.1)