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Table 2 Comparison of maternal and offspring characteristics between participants with and without skinfold measurements

From: The association between maternal dietary micronutrient intake and neonatal anthropometry – secondary analysis from the ROLO study

  No skinfolds Skinfolds  
  n Mean SD n Mean SD P
Mother age (yrs) 309 32.89 3.82 176 32.85 4.11 0.905
Mother height (cm) 321 165.71 11.32 227 164.66 12.45 0.304
Mother weight (kg) 322 72.21 13.05 226 72.81 12.86 0.591
Mother BMI1 (kg/m2) 320 26.12 4.39 226 26.61 4.40 0.200
Gestational weight gain (kg) 152 13.18 4.37 121 13.65 4.78 0.399
Days per week walking ≥30 min2 255 3.51 1.85 178 3.43 1.71 0.637
Moderate activity (min per week) 191 65.97 44.67 122 65.74 41.50 0.963
Birth_weight (kg) 319 4.00 4.55 223 4.06 459.42 0.127
BirthLength (cm) 282 52.66 2.44 176 52.89 2.18 0.316
  1. Abbreviations:1Body Mass Index, 2Minutes