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Table 4 Differences in rates of postpartum glucose screening between the mothers with high level of health beliefs and low level of health beliefs; and among the various socio-demographic and perinatal sub-groups (n = 237)

From: Glucose screening within six months postpartum among Chinese mothers with a history of gestational diabetes mellitus: a prospective cohort study

Characteristics Postpartum Glucose screening  
Yes (n = 91) No (n = 146) OR (95% CI)
Parity
 1 46 (49.5) 47 (50.5) 2.153 (1.257, 3.687)
  ≥ 2 45 (31.2) 99 (68.8) Ref.
Family history of diabetes
 Yes 33 (55.9) 26 (44.1) 2.320 (1.266, 4.250)
 No 58 (35.4) 106 (64.6) Ref.
 Not known 0 (0.0) 14 (100.0) 0.000
Mode of delivery
 Spontaneous vaginal birth or vacuum 63 (43.2) 83 (56.8) 1.708 (0.983, 2.968)a
 Caesarean section 28 (30.8) 63 (69.2) Ref.
Having someone help with childcare
 Yes 64 (43.0) 85 (57.0) 1.701 (0.974, 2.970)a
 No 27 (20.7) 61 (69.3) Ref.
Perceived benefits
 Low 25 (21.0) 94 (79.0) Ref.
 High 66 (55.9) 52 (44.1) 4.772 (2.695, 8.451)
Self-efficacy
 Low 52 (37.1) 88 (62.9) Ref.
 High 39 (40.2) 58 (59.8) 1.138 (0.669, 1.936)
Health motivation
 Low 46 (34.3) 88 (65.7) Ref.
 High 45 (43.7) 58 (56.3) 1.484 (0.875, 2.517)
Perceived seriousness
 Low 46 (29.3) 111 (70.7) Ref.
 High 45 (56.2) 35 (43.8) 3.102 (1.773, 5.430)
Perceived susceptibility
 Low 20 (21.5) 73 (78.5) Ref.
 High 71 (49.3) 73 (50.7) 3.550 (1.962, 6.422)
Perceived barriers
 Low 51 (42.1) 70 (57.9) 1.384 (0.818, 2.343)
 High 40 (34.5) 76 (65.5) Ref.
  1. ap < 0.1