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Table 3 Odds ratios for more than median (50th centile) developmental score

From: Efficacy of transdermal delivery of liposomal micronutrients through body oil massage on neurodevelopmental and micronutrient deficiency status in infants: results of a randomized placebo-controlled clinical trial

Parameter N OR for placebo oil OR for LMF oil 95% CI
Motor DQa 391 1 1.09 0.73–1.64
Mental DQa 391 1 0.97 0.65–1.44
Subgroup analysis for motor DQb
 Hemoglobin at 6 months
  No anemia 182 1 1.04 0.56–1.95
  Mild anemia 155 1 1.72 0.85–3.50
  Moderate anemia 48 1 0.64 0.15–2.80
 Transferrin saturation at 6 months
  TSAT < 16% 299 1 1.09 0.68–1.76
  TSAT > 16% 88 1 1.10 0.43–2.83
 Vitamin D levels at 6 months
  Sufficient (≥20 ng/ml) 202 1 0.83 0.46–1.49
  Insufficient (12–20 ng/ml) 102 1 3.38 1.30–8.82*
  Inadequate (< 12 ng/ml) 83 1 0.66 0.24–1.82
Analysis for individual clusters of DASIIa
 Social interaction 390 1 1.51 1.00–2.29 **
 Locomotion: Coordinated movements 390 1 1.02 0.66–1.58
 Language and vocabulary 390 1 1.25 0.81–1.94
 Body control 390 1 1.55 0.73–3.28
  1. * p = 0.013, ** p = 0.047;a Multiple logistic regression adjusted for concomitant medicines and compliance; b For subgroups, analysis additionally adjusted for gender, weaning age, and maternal education; LMF oil Liposomal encapsulated micronutrient fortified oil, DQ Developmental quotient, DASII Developmental assessment of Indian infants, TSAT Transferrin saturation, OR Odd’s ratio