Table 1—

Birth and growth pattern characteristics of subjects

non-DMsODMsP
n21039
Gestational age (weeks)39.3 ± 1.237.8 ± 2.1<0.01
BWT (g)3,430 ± 4763,499 ± 7400.45
BWT z score−0.04 ± 0.840.49 ± 1.4<0.01
Δ0–1.5 Weight z score0.12 ± 0.81−0.56 ± 1.1<0.01
  • Data are means± SD. Group comparisons made with general linear regression.