Journal of Pregnancy / 2013 / Article / Tab 1

Clinical Study

Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome One Year after Delivery in Finnish Women at Increased Risk for Gestational Diabetes Mellitus during Pregnancy

Table 1

Background characteristics of women at one year postpartum. Means and standard deviations or frequencies (and proportions) of participants ( ).

Age (years) 33.1 ± 4.9
 <3037 (25)
 30–3460 (40)
 ≥3553 (35)
Weight (kg) 75.6 ± 15.3
BMIa (kg/m2) 27.2 ± 5.0
 BMI ≥ 25 kg/m288 (64)
 BMI ≥ 30 kg/m237 (27)
Education
 Basic or secondary education48 (32)
 Polytechnic education60 (40)
 University degree41 (28)
Parity 2.0 ± 1.2
 156 (37)
 2-382 (55)
 ≥412 (8)
GDMb risk criteria (at 8–12 weeks’ pregnancy, )
 BMIa ≥ 25 kg/m297 (66)
 Macrosomic child in any previous pregnancy8 (5)
 GDMbin any previous pregnancy25 (17)
 Diabetes in first- or second-degree relatives78 (53)
 Age ≥ 40 years6 (4)

BMI: body mass index.
bGDM: gestational diabetes mellitus.