Table 2: Correlation of DUSP9 mRNA levels in the placenta with clinical indicators relevant to gestational diabetes mellitus.

IndicatorPearson’s correlation

Maternal age (year)0.0280.878
Preconception BMI0.1060.557
Prenatal BMI0.0770.671
Delivery gestational week0.4650.006
Neonatal birth weight0.1240.491
OGTT 1 h0.3630.038
OGTT 2 h0.3660.036

Abbreviations: BMI: body mass index; FPG: fasting plasma glucose; OGTT: oral glucose tolerance test.