Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 4 Simple logistic regression analysis for the association of study characteristics with pre-pregnancy BMI (BMI ≥ 25)

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
 25–29.91.85 (0.89,3.87)
  ≥ 305.19 (2.67,10.08)
Nationality
 EmiratiRef
 Arab1.02 (0.62,1.70)
Education
 Intermediate or lessRef
 High School/ Technical Diploma38(.16,0.90)
 University0.90 (0.16,0.96)
Employment Status
 EmployeeRef
 Housewife1.50 (0.79,2.87)
Family Monthly Income (AED)
  < 5000Ref
 5000-10,0002.08 (0.72,6.00)
  > 10,0002.48 (0.89,6.91)
Parity
 PrimiparousRef
 Multiparous2.15 (1.20,3.87)
Physical Activity (METs)
 Low-Intensity ActivityRef
 Moderate /High Intensity Activity1.04 (0.62,1.76)
Daily Breakfast Consumption
 NoRef
 Yes1.94 (1.13,3.34)