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Table 3 The table shows results from multiple regression analyses with birth weight as the dependent variable and including maternal anxiety, maternal depression, maternal cortisol, maternal height, maternal weight as independent variables

From: The relationship between maternal anxiety and cortisol during pregnancy and birth weight of chinese neonates

Anxiety
  Overall r Unstandardised Coefficient Standardised Coefficient p
   B SEM   
Trimester 1 .591 −.300 .049 −.591 < 0.001
Trimester 2 .355 −.154 .049 −.365 0.002
Trimester 3 .373 −.228 .067 −.373 < 0.001
  1. Analysis used stepped entry (PIN 0.05) and removal (POUT 0.1). Anxiety was the only significant independent variable in each of the trimesters. Respective significance values (p) for cortisol were .895, .804 and .887 in trimesters 1, 2 and 3 respectively