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Table 1 General characteristics of the study population

From: Reproducibility of the 75 g oral glucose tolerance test for the diagnosis of gestational diabetes mellitus in a sub-Saharan African population

Characteristics Frequency Percentage (%)
Age
 15–24 148 37
 25–34 228 57
 35–45 24 6
Level of education
 Primary 137 24.2
 Secondary 195 48.8
 University 68 17
Parity
 0 120 30
 1–3 257 64.3
 ≥ 4 23 5.7
Gestational age (weeks)
 24 76 19
 25 92 23
 26 64 16
 27 132 33
 28 40 10
Risk factors for GDM
 Past history of macrosomia 11 2.8
 Past history of GDM 14 2.0
 Obesity before pregnancy 3 0.8
  1. GDM gestational diabetes mellitus