Table 2

Gestational diabetes mellitus-related health loss

Health outcomeQuality adjusted-life years (1 year)ReferenceHealth loss (3 months)Probability (%)Women (n)Total health loss (3 months)
Maternal diabetes0.65 43 0.087517.52 887 500252 656
Insulin injection0.96 44 0.010.2×17.5577 5005775
Preterm birth0.99 43 0.00250.0388× 17.5112 035280
Caesarean section0.99 45 0.00250.0861×17.5248 613.75621
Hypertensive disorders0.9625 46 0.00940.0352×17.5101 640953
Total260 285