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Table 3 Simple and multiple linear regression models considering the association between type of delivery and BMI z-score in school-aged children in Ribeirao Preto and Sao Luis, Brazil

From: Cesarean section and increased body mass index in school children: two cohort studies from distinct socioeconomic background areas in Brazil

Variable Ribeirao Preto Sao Luis
Unadjusted LC Adjusted LC Unadjusted LC Adjusted LC
(95% CI) (95% CI) (95% CI) (95% CI)
Type of delivery     
Vaginal 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Cesarean 0.43 (0.24 to 0.62) 0.31 (0.11 to 0.51) 0.32 (0.15 to 0.51) 0.28 (0.08 to 0.49)
  1. LC, Linear coefficient; CI, Confidence interval.
  2. Models adjusted for maternal schooling (collected at delivery and follow-up), maternal smoking during pregnancy, duration of breastfeeding, newborn gender, birth weight and gestational age, type of school and, only in Sao Luis, pre-pregnancy maternal weight.