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Table 3 Relationship between in-utero ELF-MF exposure and skinfold thickness (cm) using GLM

From: Prenatal exposure to extremely low frequency magnetic field and its impact on fetal growth

MF measurements All Boys Girls
N \( \overline{x}\pm \mathrm{s} \) P P# N \( \overline{x}\pm \mathrm{s} \) P P# N \( \overline{x}\pm \mathrm{s} \) P P#
Abdominal skinfold thicknesses TWA             
Below median 63 2.8 ± 0.8 0.12 0.09 29 2.6 ± 0.7 0.84 0.86 34 2.9 ± 0.9 0.09 0.02
Above median 65 2.5 ± 0.6    35 2.5 ± 0.7    30 2.5 ± 0.6   
P50             
Below median 55 2.8 ± 0.9 0.22 0.22 26 2.4 ± 0.7 0.25 0.17 29 3.0 ± 0.9 0.02 0.01
Above median 73 2.6 ± 0.6    38 2.6 ± 0.6    35 2.5 ± 0.6   
P75             
Below median 62 2.7 ± 0.9 0.23 0.15 26 2.5 ± 0.8 0.46 0.28 36 2.9 ± 0.9 0.06 0.02
Above median 66 2.6 ± 0.6    38 2.6 ± 0.6    28 2.5 ± 0.6   
Triceps skinfold thickness TWA             
Below median 63 4.4 ± 1.2 0.02 0.02 29 4.2 ± 1.1 0.15 0.09 34 4.5 ± 1.3 0.06 0.04
Above median 65 3.8 ± 1.1    35 3.8 ± 1.1    30 3.8 ± 1.2   
P50             
Below median 55 4.4 ± 1.2 0.02 0.03 26 4.1 ± 1.1 0.76 0.44 29 4.7 ± 1.3 < 0.01 0.01
Above median 73 3.9 ± 1.1    38 4.0 ± 1.1    35 3.7 ± 1.1   
P75             
Below median 62 4.3 ± 1.2 0.13 0.09 26 4.0 ± 1.2 0.96 0.69 36 4.5 ± 1.3 0.07 0.07
Above median 66 3.9 ± 1.1    38 4.0 ± 1.0    28 3.8 ± 1.2   
Back skinfold thickness TWA             
Below median 63 4.4 ± 1.2 < 0.01 < 0.01 29 4.3 ± 1.1 0.02 0.03 34 4.5 ± 1.3 < 0.01 < 0.01
Above median 65 3.6 ± 0.8    35 3.7 ± 0.9    30 3.6 ± 0.8   
P50             
Below median 55 4.4 ± 1.3 < 0.01 0.01 26 4.2 ± 1.3 0.14 0.21 29 4.5 ± 1.3 < 0.01 < 0.01
Above median 73 3.8 ± 0.8    38 3.8 ± 0.8    35 3.7 ± 0.8   
P75             
Below median 62 4.3 ± 1.2 < 0.01 0.02 26 4.1 ± 1.3 0.34 0.54 36 4.5 ± 1.2 < 0.01 < 0.01
Above median 66 3.7 ± 0.8    38 3.9 ± 0.8    28 3.5 ± 0.7   
  1. #Adjusting for family income, gestational age, parity, parental age at childbirth, parental BMI before pregnancy, and maternal passive smoking during pregnancy