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Table 3 Coefficients from multiple regression analysis between maternal fatty acids intakes with birth weight and birth length

From: Association of maternal omega-6 fatty acid intake with infant birth outcomes: Korean Mothers and Children’s Environmental Health (MOCEH)

  Birth weight(n 1291) Birth length(n 1201)
Unadjusted Adjusteda Unadjusted Adjustedb
β SE P value β SE P value β SE P value β SE P value
TFAs −0.009 0.463 0.985 −0.243 0.575 0.673 0.000 0.003 0.981 −0.001 0.004 0.806
SFAs 0.452 1.180 0.702 0.336 1.359 0.805 0.003 0.007 0.711 0.003 0.009 0.719
MUFAs −0.057 1.059 0.957 −0.478 1.252 0.703 0.001 0.006 0.903 −0.001 0.008 0.951
PUFAs −1.196 1.774 0.501 −2.847 2.109 0.177 −0.010 0.011 0.340 −0.017 0.014 0.199
 Total n-3 FAs 0.965 8.785 0.913 −0.075 8.679 0.993 −0.058 0.052 0.261 −0.061 0.053 0.249
  18:3 n-3 −12.306 15.416 0.425 −17.617 15.971 0.270 −0.131 0.092 0.155 −0.152 0.100 0.129
  20:5 n-3 43.365 34.607 0.210 31.952 33.022 0.334 0.016 0.206 0.938 0.064 0.206 0.754
  22:6 n-3 14.954 14.550 0.304 10.818 13.442 0.421 0.017 0.091 0.850 0.005 0.089 0.957
 Total n-6 FAs −2.946 2.076 0.156 −5.161 2.394 0.031* −0.017 0.012 0.158 −0.033 0.015 0.025*
  18:2 n-6 −2.315 1.953 0.236 −4.246 2.266 0.061 −0.011 0.012 0.332 −0.018 0.015 0.209
  20:4 n-6 2.887 125.055 0.982 −67.266 121.643 0.580 0.002 0.760 0.998 −0.433 0.782 0.580
n-6/n-3 0.117 2.489 0.963 −0.439 2.437 0.857 0.013 0.015 0.398 0.015 0.015 0.304
  1. TFAs, Total fatty acids; SFAs, saturated fatty acids; MUFAs, mono unsaturated fatty acids; PUFAs, poly unsaturated fatty acids
  2. *P < 0.05
  3. aadjusted for maternal age, pre-pregnancy BMI, level of education, neonatal gender, maternal urinary cotinine level (ln), gestational age and energy intake
  4. badjusted for maternal age, pre-pregnancy BMI, level of education, neonatal gender, maternal urinary cotinine level (ln), gestational age, energy and vitamin C intake