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Table 2 Association between all types of deliveries and global DNA methylation measurements Association between delivery types and global DNA methylation

From: Delivery type not associated with global methylation at birth

  VDa Total CDb Planned CD Emergency CD  
  β (95% CI) β (95% CI) p- value β (95% CI) p- value β (95% CI) p -value p -value for trend d
MeanLUMA n=138 n=254 n=201 n=53  
Crude 1.00 −1.01 (−1.90, -0.12) 0.03 −1.12 (−2.05, -0.19) 0.02 −0.60 (−1.96, 0.77) 0.39 0.12
Model 1c 1.00 −0.91 (−1.99, 0.17) 0.1 −1.00 (−2.11, 0.12) 0.08 −0.53 (−2.16, 1.10) 0.54 0.28
MeanLINE-1 n=145 n=262 n=207 n=55  
Crude 1.00 −0.31 (−0.78, 0.16) 0.19 −0.33 (−0.82, 0.16) 0.19 −0.24 (−0.95, 0.48) 0.52 0.32
Model 1ce 1.00 −0.31 (−0.78, 0.15) 0.27 −0.32 (−0.89, 0.25) 0.28 −0.30 (−1.14, 0.54) 0.48 0.30
  1. aReference category.
  2. bIncluding both planned and emergency CD.
  3. cAdjusted for maternal smoking, maternal age and infant gender.
  4. dTrend among VD, planned CD and emergency CD.
  5. eCurrent smokers p-value < 0.05.