Table 3

Comparison of cognitive scores on WISC-R, Draw a Man, and on Bender Gestalt test of control children and those born to mothers with gestational diabetes

TestControlsMothers with gestational diabetes (index)
Young Mean (SD)Old Mean (SD)Young Mean (SD)Old
Mean (SD)
IQ 3-150121 (8)116 (12)111 (14)115 (13)
Verbal 3-150115 (11)113 (13)107 (11)109 (12)
Performance 123 (11)117 (12)114 (17)119 (15)
Bender (%) 3-15048 (25) 3-15049 (29) 32 (25) 32 (31)
Draw a man  99 (17) 98 (17) 97 (16) 94 (13)
  • 3-150 Significantly higher than young and/or old index group children; p<0.05.