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Table 2 Correlations of newborn weight change (in first 96 h) and cardio-metabolic risk factors z-scores in childhood

From: Newborn weight change and childhood cardio-metabolic traits – a prospective cohort study

  4 years 7 years
Glucose LDL-C TG Waist circumf. SBP DBP Glucose LDL-C TG Waist circumf. SBP DBP
  NWC 0.015 0.041 0.014 −0.015 0.071 0.057 0.025 0.007 0.046 0.044 0.108 −0.020
4 years Glucose 1 0.039 0.036 0.151** 0.039 0.019 0.266*** 0.081 0.049 0.090 0.096 0.062
LDL-C 1 0.053 0.031 0.041 −0.027 0.015 0.667*** 0.042 −0.032 − 0.044 − 0.007
TG 1 0.053 0.047 0.086 −0.119* 0.064 0.295*** 0.047 −0.043 −0.002
Waist circumf. 1 0.226*** 0.344*** 0.091 −0.007 0.133* 0.776*** 0.160** 0.097
SBP 1 0.369*** 0.033 −0.007 0.000 0.207*** 0.367*** 0.307***
DBP 1 0.033 −0.028 −0.013 0.242*** 0.164** 0.175**
7 years Glucose 1 0.098 0.089 0.090 0.154** 0.116*
LDL-C 1 0.120* −0.020 0.047 0.078
TG 1 0.135* 0.024 0.015
Waist circumf. 1 0.262*** 0.172**
SBP 1 0.554***
DBP 1
  1. Abbreviations: DBP diastolic blood pressure, LDL-C low density lipoprotein cholesterol, NWC newborn weight change, SBP systolic blood pressure, TG triglycerides
  2. *p < 0.05
  3. **p < 0.01.
  4. ***p < 0.001.
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