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Table 5 Multivariate analysis for factors associated with awareness of GDM among pregnant women attending ANC at KNRH

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

Variables Adjusted OR (95 % CI) p-value
Age
 20–24 Ref.   
 15–19 0.62 (0.21–1.83) 0.385
 25–29 0.95 (0.53–1.70) 0.856
 30–34 1.69 (0.90–3.15) 0.102
 35 and above 2.34 (1.14–4.81) 0.021
Marital Status
 Married Ref.   
 Not Married 1.82 (0.64–5.14) 0.261
Education
 Secondary Ref.   
 None/Primary 0.48 (0.24–0.96) 0.038
 Tertiary/University 1.37 (0.79–2.39) 0.261
Employment Status
 Employed Ref.   
 Not Employed 0.73 (0.46–1.15) 0.175
Parity
 Nulliparous Ref.   
 1–3 0.75 (0.43–1.32) 0.319
 4 and above 0.69 (0.27–1.77) 0.438
History of antenatal screening for RBS
 No Ref.   
 Yes 1.35 (0.70–2.60) 0.372
History of antenatal screening for OGTT
 No Ref.   
 Yes 1.53 (0.11–21.81) 0.753
History of High Blood Pressure
 No Ref.   
 Yes 1.21 (0.42–3.50) 0.726
HIV
 No Ref.   
 Yes 0.97 (0.35–2.70) 0.959
Family Member with Diabetes Mellitus
 No Ref.   
 Yes 1.07 (0.51–2.24) 0.857