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Table 2 Univariable analysis of socio-economic determinants of screening for Gestational Diabetes Mellitus among women attending antenatal clinic 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

Factor Prevalence (%) p-value
Educated > tertiary level 71.8 0.926
Married 82.4 0.880
Independent source of income 79.6 0.270
Autonomy 76.0 0.331
Medical insurance 71.2 0.412
Personal vehicle 27.9 0.179
Live in Ilala 26.5 0.288
Having help with housework 82.7 0.886
Partner ANC attendance 64.8 0.045
Escorted by family member to ANC 52.8 0.049
Awareness of GDM 45.0 < 0.001
Health worker communication 27.7 < 0.001
  1. Key: ANC Antenatal care, GDM Gestational Diabetes Mellitus