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Table 3 Obstetric history of the study participants attending antenatal care at Gondar town public health facilities, Northwest Ethiopia: March 2018–January 2019 (N = 588)

From: Prevalence of gestational diabetes mellitus and associated factors among women attending antenatal care at Gondar town public health facilities, Northwest Ethiopia

Variables Total participants (n = 588) Normal (n = 502) GDM (n = 86) X2 P value
History of having macrocosmic baby
 No 517 (87.9) 453 (87.6) 64 (12.4) 17.309 < 0.001
 Yes 71 (12.1) 49 (69) 22 (31)   
History of delivery by caesarean delivery
 No 491 (83.5) 423 (86.2) 68 (13.8) 1.437 0.231
 Yes 97 (16.5) 79 (81.4) 18 (18.6)   
History of abortion
 No 422 (71.8) 368 (87.2) 54 (12.8) 4.007 0.045
 Yes 166 (28.2) 134 (80.7) 32 (19.3)   
History of still birth
 No 550 (93.5) 476 (86.5) 74 (13.5) 9.351 0.002
 Yes 38 (6.5) 26 (68.4) 12 (31.6)   
Preterm labor
 No 546 (92.9) 469 (85.9) 77 (14.1) 1.676 0.195
 Yes 42 (7.1) 33 (78.6) 9 (21.4)   
Previous history GDM
 No 534 (90.8) 477 (89.3) 57 (10.7) 72.718 < 0.001
 Yes 54 (9.2) 25 (46.3) 29 (53.7)   
  1. GDM Gestational Diabetes Mellitus, x2 chi square