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Table 2 Correlation between neonatal characteristics and maternal clinical factors

From: Iodine monitoring models contribute to avoid adverse birth outcomes related more than adequate iodine intake

  Birth height (cm) P Birth weight (g) P Femur length (cm) P Head circumference (cm) P
Multivitamin with iodine
 Yes 50 (49, 51) 0.231 3420 (3298, 3600) 0.001* 7.3 (7.1, 7.5) 0.996 33.5 (33.0, 34.5) 0.455
 No 50 (49, 51)   3383 (3200, 3550)   7.3 (7.1, 7.5)   33.5 (33.0, 34.2)  
Drinker
 Yes 50 (49, 51) 0.705 3440 (3250, 3600) 0.078 7.3 (7.1, 7.4) 0.292 33.5 (33.0, 34.4) 0.771
 No 50 (49, 51)   3400 (3200, 3550)   7.3 (7.1, 7.5)   33.5 (33.0, 34.2)  
Sea food
 Frequent 50 (49, 51) 0.964 3450 (3200, 3600) 0.015* 7.4 (7.2, 7.6) 0.034* 33.5 (33.0, 34.2) 0.290
 Occasional 50 (49, 51)   3400 (3200, 3520)   7.3 (7.1, 7.5)   33.6 (33.1, 34.3)  
 None 50 (49, 51)   3420 (3250, 3600)   7.3 (7.0, 7.5)   33.5 (32.8, 34.1)  
Egg
 Frequent 50 (49, 51) 0.440 3400 (3200, 3560) 0.550 7.3 (7.1, 7.5) 0.100 33.5 (33.0, 34.4) 0.536
 Occasional 50 (49, 51)   3400 (3200, 3543)   7.3 (7.1, 7.5)   33.5 (33.0, 34.2)  
 None 50 (50, 51)   3450 (3300, 3560)   7.5 (7.2, 7.6)   33.7 (33.2, 34.2)  
Cow’ milk
 Frequent 50 (49, 51) 0.365 3420 (3208, 3600) < 0.001* 7.3 (7.1, 7.5) 0.594 33.6 (33.1, 34.3) 0.094
 Occasional 50 (49, 51)   3400 (3200, 3520)   7.3 (7.1, 7.5)   33.5 (33.0, 34.2)  
 None 50 (49, 51)   3300 (3150, 3500)   7.2 (7.0, 7.5)   33.5 (33.0, 33.9)  
Yogurt
 Frequent 50 (50, 51) 0.061 3450 (3250, 3625) 0.037* 7.3 (7.2, 7.5) 0.710 33.5 (33.0, 34.1) 0.521
 Occasional 50 (49, 51)   3400 (3200, 3520)   7.3 (7.1, 7.5)   33.5 (33.0, 34.2)  
 None 50 (49, 51)   3320 (3200, 3550)   7.3 (7.1, 7.5)   33.6 (33.2, 34.3)  
Iodized salt
 Yes 50 (49, 51) 0.868 3400 (3200, 3560) 0.002* 7.3 (7.1, 7.5) < 0.001* 33.6 (33.0, 34.3) < 0.001*
 No 50 (49, 51)   3340 (3152, 3450)   7.2 (7.0, 7.3)   33.4 (32.9, 33.6)  
  1. Data presented as mean (interquartile range, IQR)
  2. *Statistically significant difference set at P < 0.05, Kruskal-Wallis H test