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Table 3 Selected pregnancy outcomes

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

Variables assessed Frequency Percent Mean (SD)
Gestational age at delivery (n = 392)
  ≥ 37 weeks 386 98.5  
  < 37 weeks 6 1.5 38(SD ± 1.7)
Birth modality (n = 392)
 Caesarean section 29 7.4  
 Normal delivery 363 92.6  
Miscarriages/abortions (n = 392)
 Yes 0 0.0  
 No 392 100.0  
Stillbirth (n = 392)
 Yes 2 0.5  
 No 390 99.5  
Neonatal death (n = 390)
 Yes 5 1.3  
 No 385 98.7  
Childs weight at birth (n = 385)
  < 2.5 kg (Low weight) 16 4.1  
 2.5–3.9 kg (Normal weight) 337 87.7 3.3 (SD ± 0.5)
  ≥ 4 kg (macrosomic) 32 8.2