Table 2.

Characteristics of pregnancies with GDM among women with SLE and women from the general population.

 GDM Among Women With SLE, n = 18GDM Among Women From the General Population, n = 65
Maternal age at delivery, yrs, mean ± SD35.0 (3.9)33.1 (5.7)
Duration of pregnancy, weeks, mean ± SD37.0 (4.3)38.5 (2.2)
Cesarean section, n (%)4 (22.2)20 (30.8)
BMI, mean ± SD *28.6 (5.7)28.6 (6.4)
Obesity at first prenatal visit, n (%) *7 (38.9)21 (32.8)
      Missing data on BMI, n (%)0 (0.0)1 (1.5)
Parity, n (%)
      14 (22.2)22 (33.8)
      28 (44.5)20 (30.8)
      34 (22.2)14 (21.5)
      ≥ 42 (11.1)9 (13.9)
Year of delivery, n (%)
      2006–20085 (27.8)17 (26.2)
      2009–20116 (33.3)20 (30.8)
      2012–20146 (33.3)17 (26.2)
      2015–20161 (5.6)11 (16.9)
  • * Mean or percentage excludes missing values. GDM: gestational diabetes mellitus; SLE: systematic lupus erythematosus.