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Table 2 Follow-up screening participation after gestational diabetes in the Region in the period 1994-2011

From: Associations between follow-up screening after gestational diabetes and early detection of diabetes – a register based study

Follow-up screening Diabetes women (N = 124) Treatment women (N = 229)
  Control + N (%) Control – N (%) Missing N (%)* p Control + N Control – N p Control + N Control – N p
General practitioner (N = 2171)           
Control 1: Within 3 months after birth 1744 (80.5) 423 (19.5) 41 (0.2) <0.001 112 12 0.0045 205 24 0.0002
Control 2: 3 months to 2 years 852 (47.3) 950 (52.7) 369 (17.0) 0.0210 108 16 <0.0001 188 37 <0.0001
Control 3: 2 years to 4 years 526 (29.1) 1281 (70.9) 364 (16.8) <0.001 94 27 <0.0001 152 62 <0.0001
Control 4: 4 years to 6 years 333 (17.7) 1551 (82.3) 287 (12.8) <0.001 75 37 <0.0001 116 89 <0.0001
Biochemical unit** (N = 1218)           
Control 1: Within 6 months after birth 111 (10.2) 979 (89.8) 128 (10.5) <0.001 113 10 0.4932 181 40 <0.0001
Control 2: 6 moths to 2.4 years 69 (6.4) 1013 (93.6) 136 (11.2) <0.001 113 10 0.8829 184 36 <0.0001
Control 3: 2.4 years to 4.5 years 29 (2.5) 1116 (97.5) 73 (6.0) <0.001 113 9 0.3085 192 28 <0.0001
Control 4: 4.5 years to 8.2 years 6 (0.5) 1190 (99.5) 22 (1.8) <0.001 115 5 0.7766 198 22 <0.0001
  1. *Women appearing as missing in the table were censured by either new pregnancy or birth and death.
  2. **Data on blood samples at biochemical departments are only available for women giving birth after 2006.