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Table 5 Association between L-ICFI and LAZ, WAZ and WLZ at Visit 3 (18-month-old)

From: A summary index of infant and child feeding practices is associated with child growth in urban Shanghai

Variables Score (0 ~ 6) n Mean LAZa Mean WAZa Mean WLZa
L-ICFI
Low 0 ~ 2 43 0.23 0.62 0.69
Medium 3 57 0.35 0.47 0.41
High 4 ~ 6 80 0.49 0.79 0.76
Beta b    0.151 0.173 0.121
Std.Error    0.051 0.047 0.050
P value c    0.040 0.024 0.119
  1. aAdjusted for mother’s pre-pregnancy height and weight, birth weight and annual household income.
  2. bStandardized partial regression coefficient.
  3. cAssociations between L-ICFI and mean LAZ, WAZ and WLZ were tested using a linear regression model.