Table 5

 Odds ratios (95% CIs) per one SD advantage in childhood IQ in relation to reduced height in middle-aged men and women

AdjustmentMen (1341)Women (1322)
*Adjusted for father’s occupational social class, family size at time of survey (1962), housing tenure of childhood home at 12 years of age, car ownership at 12 years of age.
†Adjusted for housing tenure in adulthood, car ownership in adulthood, occupational social class in adulthood, income in adulthood.
‡Adjusted for all the above covariates. Analyses are based on 2653 men and 2687 women.
Unadjusted0.90 (0.84 to 0.98)0.76 (0.70 to 0.82)
Birth weight0.92 (0.85 to 0.99)0.79 (0.72 to 0.85)
Childhood socioeconomic position*1.00 (0.92 to 1.08)0.80 (0.74 to 0.88)
Education0.99 (0.90 to 1.09)0.84 (0.75 to 0.93)
Adult socioeconomic position†0.98 (0.90 to 1.07)0.80 (0.73 to 0.88)
Multiple‡1.09 (0.99 to 1.21)0.92 (0.82 to 1.02)