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Table 3 Association between exclusive breastfeeding duration and LEP DNAm at 10 years

From: Duration of breastfeeding is associated with leptin (LEP) DNA methylation profiles and BMI in 10-year-old children

Probe name Estimate SE P value
cg05091920 4.23E−04 2.12E−04 0.048
cg15792829 5.87E−04 2.37E−04 0.015
cg18603538 8.07E−04 3.69E−04 0.030
cg23381058 − 8.17E−04 4.00E−04 0.043
  1. Columns: Probe name = LEP CpG sites from Illumina Infinium MethylationEPIC Beadchip significantly associated with exclusive breastfeeding duration; Estimate = coefficient denoting the increase or decrease in methylation by one unit (in week) of increase of exclusive breastfeeding duration; SE = standard error of coefficient; P value < 0.05 was considered significant. Only the four CpG sites considered significant are included, see Additional file 1: Table S6, for all 23 CpG sites tested.