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Table 1 Height, weight and head circumference differences between normal and stunted male children from birth to age 7

From: Growth retardation among children in southern Iran: a 7-year population based cohort study

  Height (cm) Weight (gr) Head circumference (cm)
Age Difference between groupsa CI95% P. value Difference between groups CI95% P. value Difference between groups CI95% P. value
Birth – 2 month (m) 0.37 (−0.25 to 0.99) 0.24 56.61 (−60.38 to 173.62) 0.34 −0.23 (− 1.02 to 0.55) 0.55
2–4 m 0.47 (−0.26 to 1.22) 0.20 118.19 (−95.41 to 331.81) 0.27 0.06 (−0.38 to 0.50) 0.79
4–6 m 0.22 (−0.47 to 0.91) 0.52 45.79 (− 212.09 to 303.68) 0.72 −0.07 (− 0.52 to 0.36) 0.72
6–9 m 0.70 (0.006 to 1.41) 0.04 105.54 (− 139.16 to 350.26) 0.39 −0.11 (− 0.52 to 0.28) 0.56
9–12 m 1.22 (0.45 to 1.99) 0.002 379.62 (58.21 to 701.03) 0.02 0.06 (− 0.35 to 0.48) 0.75
1–2 year (y) 1.87 (1.09 to 2.64) < 0.001 438.50 (135.82 to 741.17) 0.005 −0.002 (−0.40 to 0.39) 0.98
2–3 y 3.91 (2.79 to 5.03) < 0.001 726.65 (265.57 to 1187.74) 0.002    
3–4 y 4.83 (3.51 to 6.14) < 0.001 854.88 (395.02 to 1314.75) <0.001    
4–5 y 5.89 (3.39 to 8.40) <0.001 1384.50 (824.00 to 1945.01) <0.001    
5–6 y 7.95 (6.58 to 9.32) <0.001 1384.98 (672.85 to 2097.10) <0.001    
6–7 y 8.77 (7.60 to 9.94) <0.001 1606.14 (836.09 to 2376.19) <0.001    
7 y 9.38 (8.45 to 10.32) <0.001 1265.19 (502.56 to 2027.82) 0.001    
  1. aNormal – stunt children
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