Skip to main content

Table 1 Main characteristics of the studied newborns and mothers (mean ± sd)

From: Fetal growth is associated with CpG methylation in the P2 promoter of the IGF1 gene

N 159
Sex (M/F) 84/75
Term of birth (weeks) 39.8 ± 1.1
Birth length (cm) 49.4 ± 1.4
Birth length (SDS) − 0.43 ± 0.6
Birth weight (g) 3355 ± 330
Birth weight (SDS) 0.19 ± 0.7
Midparental height (cm) 169 ± 7
IGF1 (ng/ml) 50 ± 19
Insulin (μU/ml) 4.5 ± 4
Mother’s age (years) 32.1 ± 3.9
Mother weigh gain (kg) 10.9 ± 4
Smoking (%) 6
Primaparous (%) 35
Folate supplement before conception (%) 32
Folate supplement during pregnancy (%) 79