Table 7

Effect estimates for non-randomised trials of lifestyle advice versus standard care

Outcome or subgroup

Studies

Participants

Statistical method

Effect estimate


Large for gestational age

4

1,199

Odds ratio (Fixed, 95% CI)

0.85 (0.63, 1.16)

Caesarean delivery

4

1,246

Odds ratio (Fixed, 95% CI)

1.13 (0.78, 1.64)

Gestational diabetes

2

233

Odds ratio (Fixed, 95% CI)

1.51 (0.72, 3.16)

Gestational weight gain (kg)

6

1,534

Mean difference (Fixed, 95% CI)

-0.42 (-1.03, 0.19)


CI: confidence interval

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