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Table 3 Partial Correlation between maternal glycemic/lipid metabolism and neonatal birth weight, length, head circumference and shoulder circumference

From: Early pregnancy fasting plasma glucose and lipid concentrations in pregnancy and association to offspring size: a retrospective cohort study

  Birth weight Birth length head circumference shoulder circumference
  R' P R' P R' P R' P
Glucose metabolism         
First Visit FPG 0.098 <0.001 0.047 0.086 0.071 0.010 0.084 0.002
OGTT FPG 0.094 0.001 0.033 0.232 0.055 0.048 0.091 0.001
OGTT 1hr 0.029 0.287 -0.040 0.148 0.052 0.061 0.052 0.058
OGTT 2hr 0.027 0.327 0.012 0.677 0.035 0.202 0.049 0.075
Before Delivery FPG 0.011 0.702 -0.022 0.430 -0.017 0.549 0.020 0.480
HbA1c -0.013 0.647 -0.026 0.350 -0.024 0.382 -0.019 0.495
Lipid metabolism         
Triglyceride 0.100 <0.001 -0.003 0.909 0.094 0.001 0.120 <0.001
Cholesterol 0.018 0.518 -0.010 0.710 0.006 0.815 0.024 0.378
Low density lipoprotein -0.005 0.843 -0.018 0.526 -0.015 0.578 -0.001 0.979
High density lipoprotein -0.011 0.701 0.022 0.433 -0.049 0.074 -0.039 0.159
Apolipoprotein A1 -0.008 0.760 -0.002 0.945 -0.015 0.576 -0.019 0.484
Apolipoprotein B -0.016 0.564 -0.032 0.252 0.008 0.773 0.028 0.314
Apolipoprotein E 0.062 0.025 -0.007 0.813 0.064 0.020 0.077 0.006
Lipoprotein-a -0.033 0.235 -0.031 0.262 -0.042 0.129 -0.026 0.342
  1. All partial correlations were adjusted for gestational age and pregravid BMI