TABLE 3

Cumulative incidence of the metabolic syndrome during follow-up intervals by GDM status and among duration of lactation categories (1986–2006)

Duration of lactationYear 0–7Year >7–10Year >10–15Year >15–20
Non-GDM births (all)8/382 (2.1)13/463 (2.8)30/515 (5.8)46/463 (9.9)
    0–1 month5/143 (3.5)6/147 (4.1)14/124 (11.3)15/93 (16.1)
    >1–5 months2/101 (2.0)3/126 (2.4)6/131 (4.6)11/120 (9.2)
    6–9 months1/89 (1.1)3/114 (2.6)5/132 (3.8)9/121 (7.4)
    >9 months0/49 (0.0)1/76 (1.3)5/128 (3.9)11/129 (8.5)
GDM births (all)6/43 (14.0)5/53 (9.4)3/61 (4.9)9/55 (16.4)
    0–1 month4/16 (25.0)2/12 (16.7)1/10 (10.0)5/9 (55.6)
    >1–5 months1/8 (12.5)1/15 (6.7)0/13 (0.0)2/13 (15.4)
    6–9 months1/9 (11.1)0/9 (0.0)1/14 (7.1)2/11 (18.2)
    >9 months0/10 (0.0)2/17 (11.8)1/24 (4.2)0/22 (0.0)
  • Data shown are number of incident case participants of metabolic syndrome/number of individuals at risk within the specific interval (%).