Table 1:

No. of births to women who underwent screening for gestational diabetes in the Greater Toronto Area in Ontario (2002–2014), by maternal characteristic

Maternal characteristicNo. of births (%)*
n = 555 911
Age, mean ± SD; yr30.9 ± 5.4
No. of previous births
 0259 258 (46.6)
 1198 578 (35.7)
 ≥ 298 075 (17.6)
World region of birth
 Canada307 254 (55.3)
 Western Nations and Europe32 312 (5.8)
 Hispanic America18 350 (3.3)
 Caribbean15 872 (2.9)
 Sub-Saharan Africa17 795 (3.2)
 Middle East and North Africa19 737 (3.6)
 East Asia and Pacific62 352 (11.2)
 South Asia82 239 (14.8)
Neighbourhood income
 Q1 (lowest)150 727 (27.1)
 Q2123 193 (22.2)
 Q3102 297 (18.4)
 Q491 686 (16.5)
 Q5 (highest)88 008 (15.8)
Year child was born
 200233 594 (6.0)
 200337 844 (6.8)
 200449 696 (8.9)
 200549 599 (8.9)
 200649 597 (8.9)
 200750 140 (9.0)
 200848 416 (8.7)
 200947 965 (8.6)
 201047 103 (8.5)
 201147 466 (8.5)
 201247 807 (8.6)
 201346 684 (8.4)
  • Note: Q = quintile, SD = standard deviation.

  • * Unless specified otherwise.

  • Total no. of births to 396 828 women.

  • Fiscal year, from Apr. 1 of the indicated year to Mar. 31 of the subsequent year, as defined by Ontario’s Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.