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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of participants during pregnancy

From: Simple method for identification of women at risk of gestational diabetes mellitus in Arusha urban, Tanzania

Respondent Variables

Frequency

Percent

Mean (± SD)

Gestational age at first ANC visit

  < 12 weeks

57

12.2

 

 12–24 weeks

363

77.6

18 (SD ± 5.62)

 25–36 weeks

48

10.2

 

Gestational age at study commencement

 24–28 weeks

291

62.2

28 (SD ± 3.82)

  > 28 weeks

177

37.8

 

Gravidity

 Prime

142

30.3

 

 Second and third

236

50.4

3 (SD ± 1.20)

 Fourth and above

90

19.2

 

Age

  < 25 years

164

35.0

28 (SD ± 5.84)

  ≥ 25 years

304

65.0