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Table 7 Multiple regression analysis of predictors of boys and girls skeletal size and fat components. Only factors with p < 0.1 are shown.

From: Assessing newborn body composition using principal components analysis: differences in the determinants of fat and skeletal size

Covariate B SE t p R2
Boys skeletal size      0.278
   Gestation 0.372 0.044 8.5 <0.001  
   Maternal Skeletal Size 0.215 0.053 4.1 <0.001  
   Paternal Skeletal Size 0.148 0.053 2.8 0.005  
   Maternal Smoking -0.406 0.151 -2.7 0.008  
   Parity (primip) -0.211 0.102 -2.1 0.04  
Girls' Skeletal Size      0.428
   Gestation 0.354 0.036 9.7 <0.001  
   Maternal Skeletal Size 0.266 0.044 6.0 <0.001  
   Paternal Skeletal Size 0.169 0.045 3.7 <0.001  
   Maternal Glucose 0.414 0.137 3.0 0.003  
   Maternal Smoking -0.301 0.139 -2.2 0.03  
   Parity (Primip) -0.170 0.090 -1.9 0.06  
Boys Fat      0.158
   Parity (Primip) -0.461 0.110 -4.2 <0.001  
   Maternal Smoking -0.646 0.164 -3.9 <0.001  
   Maternal Skeletal Size -0.141 0.057 -2.4 0.02  
   Maternal Glucose 0.322 0.158 2.0 0.04  
   Maternal Fat 0.107 0.059 1.8 0.07  
Girls' Fat      0.189
   Maternal Fat 0.302 0.057 5.3 <0.001  
   Maternal Glucose 0.476 0.171 2.78 0.006  
   Parity -0.283 0.113 -2.5 0.01  
  1. Data sorted according to t value to show strongest associations first. B is the regression coefficient. SE is the standard deviation for the regression coefficient.