Table 1

Quality measures in women undergoing fertility treatment vs. spontaneous pregnancies

Quality measure of preconception careFertility cycles (n = 230)Spontaneous pregnancy (n = 30)P value
At least one folic acid prescription filling in 3 months prior to fertility treatment or pregnancy45.253.30.52
More than one folic acid prescription filling in 3 months prior to fertility treatment or pregnancy23.920.00.80
HbA1c evaluation within 3 months of fertility treatment or pregnancy57.873.30.15
Median HbA1c level (interquartile range) within 3 months of fertility treatment or pregnancy7.0 (6.2–8.1)6.7 (6.3–8.9)0.88
Good glycemic control (HbA1c <7.0%) within 3 months of fertility treatment or pregnancy31.340.00.45
  • Data are percentages unless otherwise indicated.