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Table 6 Standardized regression coefficients of birthweight for gestational age categories and change in BMI from 0 to 1.5 years for fat mass index at age 13–14 years

From: Infant weight gain and DXA-measured adolescent adiposity: data from the Japan Kids Body-composition Study

Independent variables Boys Girls
Beta p value Beta p value
Unadjusted  
 Birthweight for gestational age categories 0.279 0.22 0.339 0.14
 Change in BMI from 0 to 1.5 years 0.245 < 0.01 0.250 < 0.01
Adjusted  
 Birthweight for gestational age categories 0.294 0.20 0.390 0.09
 Change in BMI from 0 to 1.5 years 0.259 < 0.01 0.216 < 0.01
  1. Adjusted for gestational age and sedentary behavior in boys
  2. Adjusted for maternal age at pregnancy, gestational age, and pubic hair appearance in girls