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Table 3 Poisson regression model of effect of dietary habits on GDM status of pregnant women adjusted for confounders (N = 1777)

From: Food habits in pregnancy and its association with gestational diabetes mellitus: results from a prospective cohort study in public hospitals of urban India

Variable Categories Unadjusted
RR (95% CI)
P- value Adjusted
RR (95% CI)
P-value
Red Meat consumption Never 1   1  
< 1 per month 1.0(0.4,2.3) 0.98 1.2(0.6,2.4) 0.85
1 or 3 times /month 0.8(0.49,1.2) 0.26 0.9(0.6,1.3) 0.41
1–3 times/week 1.3(0.95,1.6) 0.11 1.3(0.98,1.6) 0.10
> 3 times /week 2.6(1.8,3.8) < 0.001* 2.1(1.5,2.9) < 0.001*
  1. Adjusted for age, family history of diabetes mellitus, socioeconomic class, BMI (body mass index), sum of skin fold thickness, MET (metabolic equivalent of task) and gestational age
  2. 1: reference category, CI Confidence Interval
  3. * Statistically significant at 5% level of significance