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Table 3 Associations of placental paraben concentrations and placental weight within the ENVIRONAGE birth cohort (n = 141)

From: Weight and head circumference at birth in function of placental paraben load in Belgium: an ENVIRONAGE birth cohort study

  Girls and boys   Girls   Boys  
Analyte adjusted β (95%CI) p-value adjusted β (95%CI) p-value adjusted β (95%CI) p-value
EtP −24.8 (−55.5, 6.0) 0.11 −51.7 (−96.1, −7.2) 0.02 −28.4 (−76.4, 19.7) 0.24
∑ parabens −25.2 (−53.5, 3.1) 0.08 −45.3 (−86.2, −4.4) 0.03 −26.4 (−69.9, 16.9) 0.23
  1. Results from adjusted analyses included maternal age, maternal pre-gestational BMI, smoking behavior and educational level, as well as parity, gestational age and sex of the newborn as covariates