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Table 3 Simple logistic regression analysis for the associations of subjects’ characteristics with Gestational Diabetes

From: Gestational weight gain and gestational diabetes among Emirati and Arab women in the United Arab Emirates: results from the MISC cohort

 OR (95%CI)
Mother’s Age (years)
 18–24.9Ref
 25–29.91.44 (0.48,4.35)
  ≥ 302.81 (1.11,7.11)
Nationality
 EmiratiRef
 Arab0.91 (0.49,1.71)
Education
 Intermediate or lessRef
 High School/ Technical Diploma1.37 (0.49,3.86)
 University1.71 (0.58,5.06)
Employment Status
 EmployeeRef
 Housewife0.59 (0.28,1.24)
Family Monthly Income (AED)
  < 5000Ref
 5000-10,0001.55 (0.40,5.98)
  > 10,0001.28 (0.34,4.84)
Parity
 PrimiparousRef
 Multiparous1.07 (0.51,2.25)
Physical Activity (METs)
 Low-Intensity ActivityRef
 Moderate /High Intensity Activity0.98 (0.51,1.88)
Daily Breakfast Consumption
 NoRef
 Yes2.56 (1.14,5.77)
Pre-pregnancy BMIa
 BMI < 25Ref
 BMI ≥ 252.82 (1.37,5.82)
  1. aThe reference category is: No