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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