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Table 4 The association between the predictive variables and the postpartum development of diabetes in a univariate logistic regression analysis

From: Risk factors associated with the development of postpartum diabetes in Japanese women with gestational diabetes

Predictive Variables Chi-square P value
Maternal age (years) 2.15 0.14
Nulliparous (%) 1.47 0.22
Family history of diabetes (%) 0.0 0.99
Pre-pregnancy BMI (kg/m2) 8.13 0.0044
Pre-pregnancy BMI ≥25 kg/m2 8.77 0.0031
GA at OGTT (weeks) 0.13 0.71
JSOG criteria perioda 0.19 0.66
OGTT results during pregnancy
 Fasting PG (mg/dl) 2.82 0.093
 1-h PG (mg/dl) 3.66 0.056
 2-h PG (mg/dl) 5.76 0.016
 HbA1c (%) (n = 269) 16.3 <0.0001
 Insulin therapy in pregnancy (%) 8.75 0.0031
 Weight gain during pregnancy (kg) 0.13 0.72
 Follow-up period (weeks) 0.74 0.39
  1. BMI body mass index, GA gestational age, OGTT oral glucose tolerance test, JSOG, Japan Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology, PG plasma glucose
  2. aadjusted for the follow-up period