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Table 2 The correlation analysis of blood pressure and other variables (n = 503)

From: The effects of insulin therapy on maternal blood pressure and weight in women with gestational diabetes mellitus

  At OGTT Approaching delivery
  SBP P DBP P SBP P DBP P
Age (years) -0.05 0.620 -0.16 0.101 -0.02 0.840 -0.10 0.321
Pre-pregnancy BMI (kg/m2)Pre-pregnancy BMI (kg/m2) 0.21 0.039 0.23 0.019 0.21 0.030 0.15 0.140
At performing OGTT
  BMI (kg/m2) BMI (kg/m2) 0.24 0.025 0.21 0.059 0.35 < 0.001 0.33 0.002
  FBG (mmol/L) 0.14 0.172 -0.08 0.437 0.09 0.390 0.16 0.126
  1 h BG (mmol/L) 0.03 0.777 -0.07 0.455 0.24 0.010 0.15 0.124
  2 h BG (mmol/L) -0.03 0.761 -0.08 0.41 0.18 0.070 0.11 0.253
  HbA1c (%) 0.17 0.083 0.10 0.329 0.25 0.010 0.14 0.178
  Area under BG curve 0.07 0.498 -0.05 0.628 0.35 < 0.001 0.23 0.028
  HOMA - IR* HOMA - IR* 0.25 0.026 0.16 0.162 0.07 0.530 0.11 0.314
  HOMA - β* HOMA - β* -0.03 0.788 0.17 0.156 -0.19 0.120 -0.18 0.132
  CH (mmol/L) -0.01 0.959 -0.08 0.421 0.04 0.690 0.01 0.896
  TG (mmol/L) 0.09 0.366 0.16 0.114 0.18 0.070 0.15 0.126
  HDL (mmol/L) -0.12 0.246 -0.04 0.685 -0.02 0.840 -0.04 0.677
  LDL (mmol/L) 0.01 0.947 -0.10 0.336 0.02 0.850 0.00 0.979
One week before delivery
  BMI (kg/m2) NA NA NA NA 0.39 < 0.001 0.29 0.030
  Total GWG (kg) NA NA NA NA 0.22 0.029 0.12 0.224
  Rate of weight gain after intervention (kg week-1) NA NA NA NA 0.07 0.950 0.036 0.751
  1. Log transformed for the correlation analysis*
  2. GWG gestational weight gain; SBP systolic blood pressure; DBP diastolic blood pressure