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Table 2 Obstetric and medical history of study participants

From: Level of and factors associated with awareness of gestational diabetes mellitus among pregnant women attending antenatal care at Kawempe National Referral Hospital: a cross sectional study

Characteristic Frequencies Percentages (%)
Obstetric History
 Parity
  Nulliparous 136 33.7
  1–3 218 54.1
  4 and above 49 12.2
 History of antenatal screening for RBS
  Yes 55 13.6
  No 348 86.4
 History of antenatal screening for OGTT
  Yes 5 1.2
  No 398 98.8
 History of GDM in previous pregnancies (n = 278)
  Yes 20 7.2
  No 258 92.8
Medical History
 High Blood Pressure
  Yes 22 5.5
  No 381 94.5
 HIV
  Yes 23 5.7
  No 380 94.3
 Family Member with Diabetes Mellitus
  Yes 38 9.4
  No 365 90.6