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Table 1 Descriptive data of demographic variables

From: The effect of oat bran consumption on gestational diabetes: a randomized controlled clinical trial

Variable Control group (n=53) Intervention group (n=51) P-valuea
Mean ± SD Mean ± SD
Mother’s age (year) 28.72 ±4.13 29.23± 3.80 0.507
BMI(kg/m2) 23.04± 1.29 22.75 ± 1.38 0.273
  Number (percentage) Number (percentage) P-valueb
Ethnicity Persian (66.0)35 )82.4(42 0.058
Arab (34)18 (17.6)9
Education diplom NO )28.3(15 (13.7)7 0.11
Diploma (34.0)18 )31.4(16
University degree )37.7)20 (54.9)28
Occupation Employed (88.7)47 (66.7(34 0.007
Housewife )11.3(6 (33.3)17
Place of residence City )98.15(52 (100)51 <990
Village (1.9)1 0(0)
Type of house ownership Owner )82.7(43 )66.7(34 0.061
Tenant (17.3)9 (33.3)17
  1. a: Based on Mann Whitney test
  2. b: Based on chi-squared test