Figure 17 is a metagraph comparing rates of maternal hypertension between women with CC GDM and those without a diagnosis of GDM. Four studies contributed data from 20,023 patients. The pooled result showed a significant difference in favor of the no GDM group (RR 1.64, 95% CI 1.11, 2.42; I²=45%).

Figure 17CC GDM versus no GDM: maternal hypertension

CC = Carpenter-Coustan; CI = confidence interval; GDM = gestational diabetes mellitus, M-H = Mantel-Haenszel

From: Results

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Screening and Diagnosing Gestational Diabetes Mellitus.
Evidence Reports/Technology Assessments, No. 210.
Hartling L, Dryden DM, Guthrie A, et al.

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