FPG cut-offs (mmol/L)
during detection of GDM
Frequencies χ2 & p
AGT NGT
< 6.1 30 (65.2) 55 (88.7) 11.979
0.007
6.1 – 6.5 05 (10.9) 05 (8.1)
6.51 – 7.0 02 (4.3) 01 (1.6)
> 7.0 09 (19.6) 01 (1.6)
Total 46 62
(Within parenthesis are percentages over column total)
FPG=Fasting Plasma Glucose                           GDM=Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
AGT=Abnormal Glucose Tolerance                NGT=Normal Glucose Tolerance
Table 3: Frequency of abnormal glucose tolerance at various cut-off values of fasting glucose at detection of GDM.