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Table 3 Regression results for models constructed from unrelated sample, n = 4648, Add Health Study 1994–2008

From: Breastfeeding is associated with waist-to-height ratio in young adults

  Waist-to-height ratio outcome* Body mass index outcome**
b SE P value b SE P value
Intercept 0.541 0.027 <0.0001 29.085 2.082 <0.0001
Sex 0.028 0.003 <0.0001 −0.061 0.220 0.783
Age 0.001 0.001 0.516 0.075 0.069 0.278
Breastfeeding −0.012 0.003 <0.0001 −0.516 0.221 0.020
Birthweight >2500 g Reference Reference Reference Reference Reference Reference
Birthweight <2500 g 0.001 0.006 0.926 −0.965 0.485 0.047
Birthweight missing 0.009 0.011 0.427 −0.298 0.829 0.719
Parent nonsmoker Reference Reference Reference Reference Reference Reference
Parent smoker 0.010 0.004 0.024 0.808 0.327 0.014
Parent smoking missing −0.011 0.004 0.005 −0.769 0.303 0.011
Non-Hispanic African American Reference Reference Reference Reference Reference Reference
Non-Hispanic White −0.013 0.004 0.003 −1.911 0.330 <0.0001
Non-Hispanic Asian/Native American −0.014 0.009 0.115 −2.185 0.671 0.001
Hispanic 0.010 0.006 0.081 −0.292 0.430 0.498
Behavioral risk score 4_1 −0.015 0.002 <0.0001 −0.773 0.125 <0.0001
Behavioral risk score 4_2 −0.007 0.003 0.007 −0.399 0.192 0.038
Behavioral risk score 4_3 −0.008 0.003 0.003 −0.377 0.197 0.055
Parent socioeconomic status −0.002 0.001 <0.0001 −0.141 0.043 0.001
Maternal obesity 0.055 0.004 <0.0001 4.525 0.271 <0.0001
  1. b (Coefficient) SE (Standard Error)
  2. * R-Squared = 0.13
  3. ** R-Squared = 0.10