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Table 3 GEE analysis of the associations between maternal and cord blood adiponectin levels and the anthropometric parameters and their changes from birth during the first year of life

From: Maternal and cord blood adiponectin levels in relation to post-natal body size in infants in the first year of life: a prospective study

  Maternal blood APN Cord blood APN
  β (×10−2) SE (×10−2) P β (×10−2) SE (×10−2) P
Weight-for-age Z score       
 Model 1 1.35 0.83 0.107 0.63 0.29 0.030
 Model 2 1.63 0.81 0.044 0.36 0.28 0.199
Height-for-age Z score       
 Model 1 2.48 1.04 0.017 0.52 0.32 0.105
 Model 2 2.59 1.05 0.013 0.19 0.32 0.560
BMI-for-age Z score       
 Model 1 −0.27 0.72 0.709 0.59 0.28 0.034
 Model 2 0.33 0.70 0.641 0.44 0.27 0.110
Changes in weight-for-age Z score       
 Model 1 2.62 1.02 0.010 −0.68 0.35 0.048
 Model 2 1.92 0.99 0.051 −0.67 0.34 0.047
Changes in height-for-age Z score       
 Model 1 2.77 1.28 0.030 −0.55 0.34 0.099
 Model 2 2.09 1.29 0.105 −0.50 0.33 0.120
Changes in BMI-for-age Z score       
 Model 1 1.78 1.07 0.090 −0.65 0.41 0.112
 Model 2 1.19 1.02 0.244 −0.62 0.41 0.128
  1. Model 1: Adjusted by sex and time
  2. Model 2: Adjusted by sex, time, maternal age, gestation age, prepregnancy BMI, weight gain in pregnancy, maternal education, parity, history of miscarriage and mode of delivery