Figure 30 is a metagraph depicting rates of macrosomia in groups of women with CC GDM and false-positive diagnoses. Five studies contributed data from 8,241 patients. Pooled results demonstrated a significant difference in favor of the false-positive group (RR 1.36, 95% CI, 1.10, 1.68; I²=45%).

Figure 30CC GDM versus false positive: macrosomia (>4,000 g)

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

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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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