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Table 3 Odds Ratios for the relationship between women’s recall of prenatal advice and gestational weight gain

From: Women’s recall of health care provider counselling on gestational weight gain (GWG): a prospective, population-based study

  Inadequate GWG Excessive GWG
uOR 95% CI aOR 95% CI uOR 95% CI aOR 95% CI
Felt comfortable asking for advice 0.78 0.3-2.4 0.74 0.2-2.6 1.28 0.5-3.5 1.49 0.5-4.5
Received satisfactory answer 0.82 0.4-1.6 0.83 0.4-1.7 1.18 0.6-2.2 1.20 0.6-2.3
Domains of prenatal counselling
 Nutrition 0.96 0.8-1.2 0.91 0.7-1.2 0.98 0.8-1.2 0.93 0.7-1.2
 Vitamins/mineral supplements 1.29 0.9-1.7 1.31 0.9-1.8 0.94 0.7-1.2 0.88 0.6-1.2
 Alcohol consumption 1.18 1.0-1.5 1.13 0.9-1.4 1.13 0.9-1.4 1.07 0.9-1.3
 Exercise/active living 1.08 0.9-1.3 1.07 0.8-1.4 1.08 0.9-1.3 1.02 0.8-1.3
 Appropriate weight gain 0.97 0.7-1.2 0.94 0.7-1.2 1.07 0.9-1.3 1.00 0.8-1.2
 Working during pregnancy 1.16 0.9-1.4 1.11 0.9-1.4 1.20 1.0-1.5 1.13 0.9-1.4
 Non-/prescription drugs 0.99 0.8-1.2 0.94 0.7-1.2 0.91 0.7-1.1 0.84 0.7-1.0
 Smoking during pregnancy 1.09 0.9-1.4 1.00 0.9-1.3 1.09 0.9-1.3 1.05 0.8-1.3
  1. Reference category: adequate weight gain
  2. uOR, unadjusted odd ratio, univariate analyses; aOR adjusted odds ratio, multivariate analyses, adjusting for maternal age, pre-pregnancy BMI, parity, ethnicity, income, time in Canada, education, number of prenatal visits