Table 2

Quality measure of preconception care in women undergoing fertility treatment

Maternal characteristicnAt least one folic acid prescription filling in 3 monthsP valueHbA1c evaluation within 3 monthsP valueMedian HbA1c level (interquartile range)P value
Maternal age
 <35 Years9251.10.1965.20.096.9 (6.2–7.9)0.44
 >35 Years13841.352.97.1 (6.3–8.1)
Marital status
 Yes19546.20.6363.20.087.0 (6.3–7.9)0.77
 No3540.045.77.5 (6.2–8.3)
Ethnicity
 Jew12855.4<0.00160.20.506.9 (6.0–7.9)0.056
 Non-Jew10232.454.97.0 (6.4–8.4)
Children
 None10243.10.6656.90.907.1 (6.5–8.6)0.26
 1 Or more12846.958.66.9 (6.2–7.9)
Fertility treatment type
 Clomiphene8832.90.00556.80.917.3 (6.6–9.0)<0.001
 Other14252.858.56.7 (6.0–7.8)
Number of fertility cycles
 1–213242.40.3952.30.066.9 (6.3–8.3)0.89
 3 Or more9850.065.37.0 (6.2–7.9)
  • Data are percentages unless otherwise indicated. Significant data are indicated in boldface.