Table 2

Simple (except where noted) correlation coefficients of the association between maternal glucose during pregnancy and children’s characteristics at 5–10 years of age

Children’s characteristicsMaternal glucose
Birth weight0.306
BMI percentile0.445*
Waist circumference0.469*
Hip circumference0.449*
Total lean mass0.122
Total fat mass0.418*
Average energy intake (kcals/day)0.001
% kcals from fat0.276
% kcals from carbohydrate−0.086
% kcals from protein−0.319
% of time spent active0.226
  • †Adjusted for gestational age at delivery.

  • *P < 0.05.