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Table 1 Background characteristics of the ROLO cohort for whom vitamin D levels were measured

From: An examination of whether associations exist between maternal and neonatal 25OHD and infant size and adiposity at birth, 6–9 months and 2–2.5 years of age – a longitudinal observational study from the ROLO study

Variable Mean SD
Early pregnancy 25OHD (nmol/L) 41.8 19.5
Late pregnancy 25OHD (nmol/L) 40.0 21.4
Neonatal vitamin 25OHD (nmol/L) 44.6 26.1
Mother age at delivery (years) 33.0 3.94
Mother height (cm) 165 15.1
Mother weight booking (kg) 72.1 12.6
Mother MUAC at booking (cm) 29.2 3.15
Mother BMI at booking (kg/m2) 26.1 4.40
Gestational weight gain (kg) 13.6 4.64
Length of gestation (days) 283 7.46
Birthweight (kg) 4.06 0.46
Birthweight centile 72.5 25.0
Birth length (cm) 52.9 2.25
Birth head circumference (cm) 35.8 1.66
Birth abdominal circumference (cm) 33.6 1.93
Birth chest circumference (cm) 35.6 2.27
Birth hip circumference (cm) 33.7 2.31
Birth mid upper arm circumference (cm) 12.6 1.16
Birth thigh circumference (cm) 16.2 1.68
Birth subscapular SFT (mm) 6.95 1.58
Birth biceps SFT (mm) 6.72 1.56
Birth triceps SFT (mm) 6.97 1.53
Birth thigh SFT (mm) 7.81 1.78
Birth waist:hip circumference ratio 1.00 0.06
Birth waist circumference:length ratio 0.64 0.04
Birth sum of all SFT (mm) 28.5 5.37
Birth sum of triceps SFT and subscapular SFT (mm) 13.9 2.77
Birth subscapular SFT:triceps SFT ratio 1.02 0.20
Age at 6–9 month assessment (weeks) 28.2 6.69
6–9 month weight-for-age z-score 0.74 1.00
6–9 month length-for-age z-score 1.30 1.12
6–9 month BMI-for-age z-score 0.02 1.04
Age at 2–2.5 year assessment (weeks) 109 9.86
2–2.5 year weight-for-age z-score 0.69 1.00
2–2.5 year length-for-age z-score 0.90 4.87
2–2.5 year BMI-for-age z-score 0.40 1.28
Duration of Breastfeeding (weeks) 13.2 23.6
  1. SFT skinfold thickness, MUAC mid-upper arm circumference