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Table 2 Associations between prenatal negative life events (NLEs) and infant anthropometrics: Linear regression

From: Prenatal maternal stress and birth outcomes in rural Ghana: sex-specific associations

NLEs Univariate Model Multivariable-Adjusted Modela
β (SE) p-value β (SE) p-value
Outcome: Birth weight (kg)
 0-2 Reference NA Reference NA
 3-5 0.01 (0.05) 0.82 −0.07 (0.05) 0.24
  > 5 0.04 (0.07) 0.49 −0.01 (0.06) 0.88
Outcome: Head Circumference (cm)
 0-2 Reference NA Reference NA
 3-5 0.33 (0.26) 0.21 0.04 (0.26) 0.89
  > 5 0.16 (0.32) 0.62 −0.19 (0.30) 0.53
Outcome: Birth length (cm)
 0-2 Reference NA Reference NA
 3-5 0.12 (0.38) 0.76 −0.25 (0.39) 0.53
  > 5 −0.54 (0.46) 0.23 −0.91 (0.45) 0.04
  1. a Multivariable models adjusted for infant sex, gestational age at delivery, ethnicity, cluster, maternal marriage status, age, weight and height; and family home ownership
  2. Text in bold have p-values <0.05