A Survey on the Relationship between Ages above 35 Years and Gestational Diabetes Mellitus


1 Zabol Medicinal Plants Research Center, Zabol University of Medical Sciences, Zabol, Iran

2 Department of Midwifery, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Zabol University of Medical Sciences, Zabol, Iran

3 Maternal and Fetal Health Research Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Zabol University of Medical Sciences, Zabol, Iran


Background: The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between ages above 35 years old and gestational diabetes mellitus in Zabol.
Methods: This study was conducted in Zabol city during 2016-2017. Analyzing the data to check the validity of the hypothesis in any type of research is of particular importance and is performed nowadays in most research studies based on the data gathered from the subjects under study. Data analysis is one of the main and most important parts of any research. Raw data is analyzed using statistical software.
Results: The results of this study showed that according to the gestational diabetes mellitus score of 150 mothers, about gestational diabetes, 11 cases (7.3%) had gestational diabetes, and 132 (92.7%) others have not experienced gestational diabetes. Generally, according to the average score (1.92), there is no gestational diabetes in mothers.
Conclusion: The most important risk factors for gestational diabetes are age-obesity and familial history, respectively.


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Volume 1, Issue 1
July 2018
Pages 15-20
  • Receive Date: 24 November 2017
  • Revise Date: 23 March 2018
  • Accept Date: 26 June 2018
  • First Publish Date: 01 July 2018