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Table 1 Baseline demographic and clinical characteristics of participants attending Antenatal Care at Muhimbili National Hospital and Aga Khan Hospital Dar es Salaam in 2018

From: Magnitude of screening for gestational diabetes mellitus in an urban setting in Tanzania; a cross-sectional analytic study

  Frequency (Total 358) Percentage (Total 100%)
Agea
 18–25 61 17.1
 26–30 135 37.9
 31–35 113 31.7
 36–40 37 10.4
  > 40 10 2.8
Residence
 Ilala 95 26.5
 Kinondoni 113 31.6
 Ubungo 68 19.0
 Temeke 42 11.7
 Kigamboni 28 7.8
 Outside Dar es salaam 12 3.4
Gravidity
 Prime Gravida 94 26.3
 G2 112 31.3
 G3 82 22.9
 G4 45 12.6
  ≥ G5 25 6.9
Number of GDM risk factors
 0 2 0.6
 1 20 5.6
 2 66 18.4
 3 114 31.8
 4 79 22.1
  ≥ 5 77 21.5
Number of previous ANC visits
 1 10 2.8
 2 21 5.9
 3 46 12.8
 4 78 21.8
 5 75 20.9
  ≥ 6 128 35.8
Gestational age
 30–31.9 66 18.4
 32–34.9 103 28.8
 35–37.9 114 31.9
 38–40.9 70 19.5
  ≥ 41 5 1.39
  1. Key: ANC Antenatal Care, aData missing for 2 participants