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Table 3 Characteristics of GDM auto-antibodies -positive and -negative GDM patients

From: Autoimmunity in gestational diabetes mellitus in Sardinia: a preliminary case-control report

  Ab- positive
(N = 24)
Ab- negative
(N = 38)
P
Mean age (yrs, mean ± SD) 34.7 ± 4.4 33.6 ± 4.5 0.36
Pre-gestational weight (Kg, mean ± SD) 57.78 ± 9.8 65.9 ± 17.3 0.04
BMI 22.7 ± 3.5 24.9 ± 5.1 0.09
Parity (N, mean ± SD) 0.28 ± 0.78 0.51 ± 0.74 0.27
Insulin therapy (N, %) 6 (25%) 6 (15.7%) 0.3
Birth weight (Kg) 3 ± 0.6 3.1 ± 0.6 0.6