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Table 3 Effect of ethnicity on height, Z score for height/age from menarche to 36 months post-menarche among adolescents of the Araucanía Region

From: Postmenarche growth: cohort study among indigenous and non-indigenous Chilean adolescents

  Without adjustment Adjusted**
Indigenous P value Indigenous P value
Height (cm) β coefficient [95% CI] −2.7 [−4.02 to −1.39] < 0.001 −1.9 [−3.32 to −0.51] 0.008
Z score for height/age β coefficient [95% CI] −0.6 [−0.79 to −0.36] < 0.001 −0.3 [−0.50 to −0.07] 0.008
  1. Repeated measurements model (GEE).
  2. **Adjusted by age at menarche and socioeconomic level (using the middle level as reference).