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Table 4 Spearman correlation coefficient values between maternal and child’s variables and the anthropometric indices Weight/Age (W/A) and Length/Age (L/A) at birth, and at 3, 6 and 12 months of life of children with Congenital Zika Syndrome born between October 2015 and May 2017. Bahiaa, Brazil, November 2017

From: Cross-sectional study of the anthropometric characteristics of children with congenital Zika syndrome up to 12 months of life

  Weight/Age Length/Age
At birth At 3 months At 6 months At 12 months At birth At 3 months At 6 months At 12 months
Breastfeeding time 0.047 0.701* 0.539* 0.081 0.175 0.372 0.573 −0.057
Head circumference at birth 0.559 0.720 −0.415 0.481 0.624 0.182
Mother’s age 0.142 0.163 0.202 −0.404 − 0.006 0.529 0.493 0.298
Mother’s color/race 0.151 0.290 0.057 −0.048 0.080 0.548 −0.311 −0.500
Mother’s schooling −0.043 0.377 0.168 −0.039 −0.126 − 0.080 0.236 0.485
Duration of pregnancy −0.067 −0.343 − 0.309 −0.499 − 0.117 0.149 − 0.143 −0.088
  1. aOnly 22 municipalities
  2. *p < 0,05