Table 4

 Regressions of diet on birth weight (shown per 500 g of birth weight) for all children with diet and confounders at 8, 18, 43 months, and 7 years of age recorded

Nutrient(g/day)AgeBasic model*Adjusted model 1†Adjusted model 2‡
β95% CIpβ95% CIpβ95% CIp
*Adjusted for age, sex, and energy (age and sex only for energy as an outcome) (N = 369). †Adjusted for age, sex, energy, gestational age, parental social class, parental education, birth order, and mid-parental height (N = 369). ‡Adjusted for age, sex, energy, gestational age, parental social class, parental education, birth order, mid-parental height, and current weight (N = 367 for 8 months, N = 363 for 18 months, N = 365 for 43 months, N = 365 for 7 years).
Energy(kcal/day)8 months23.737.95, 39.520.00330.099.56, 50.620.00418.07−3.72, 39.860.1
18 months12.72−8.28, 33.720.228.071.13, 55.010.0417.66−10.88, 46.200.2
43 months8.89−14.39, 32.160.515.19−14.88, 45.250.35.69−25.97, 37.360.7
7 years2.19−28.75, 33.120.912.25−27.61, 52.110.5−0.43−40.66, 39.790.98
Total fat(g/day)8 months0.23−0.21, 0.680.30.13−0.44, 0.700.60.24−0.36, 0.850.4
18 months0.04−0.52, 0.600.90.37−0.36, 1.110.30.26−0.53, 1.040.5
43 months−0.62−1.26, 0.020.06−0.49−1.32, 0.340.2−0.24−1.11, 0.640.6
7 years−0.09−0.95, 0.780.80.14−0.99, 1.270.80.35−0.80, 1.500.5
Saturated fat (g/day)8 months0.340.04, 0.640.030.24−0.14, 0.610.20.25−0.15, 0.650.2
18 months−0.23−0.67, 0.220.30.11−0.47, 0.690.70.03−0.59, 0.640.9
43 months−0.64−1.11, −0.170.01−0.47−1.08, 0.140.1−0.26−0.90, 0.380.4
7 years−0.38−0.92, 0.160.2−0.22−0.92, 0.490.5−0.04−0.75, 0.670.9
Carbohydrate (g/day)8 months−0.62−1.80, 0.570.3−0.37−1.86, 1.130.6−0.54−2.14, 1.060.5
18 months−0.11−1.73, 1.520.9−1.32−3.44, 0.810.2−0.73−2.99, 1.520.5
43 months1.48−0.29, 3.240.11.33−0.97, 3.640.30.92−1.50, 3.340.5
7 years0.49−1.77, 2.740.7−0.58−3.52, 2.360.7−0.79−3.79, 2.220.6
Protein(g/day)8 months0.15−0.40, 0.700.60.13−0.59, 0.840.70.10−0.66, 0.870.8
18 months0.06−0.56, 0.680.80.42−0.37, 1.210.30.12−0.71, 0.960.8
43 months0.01−0.77, 0.790.98−0.16−1.16, 0.850.8−0.34−1.39, 0.710.5
7 years−0.31−1.22, 0.600.50.16−1.02, 1.350.8−0.10−1.31, 1.110.9