Table 1

Subject characteristics (in percentage or as mean ± SD)

Total group (n = 120)

Subgroup (n = 63)

Not overweight

N = 100

Overweight

N = 20

P

Not overweight

N = 52

Overweight

N = 11

P


Infant age, months

8.5 ± 2.9

9.4 ± 2.6

0.18

8.3 ± 2.9

9.6 ± 2.3

0.21

Infant weight, kg

8.4 ± 1.5

9.0 ± 1.3

0.10

8.2 ± 1.4

9.2 ± 0.9

0.03

Gender, % boys

50

70

0.10

50

73

0.17

High socio-economic status, %

31

35

0.73

33

36

0.81

Breastfed at time of intake assessment, %

21

25

0.69

21

27

0.66

Maternal overweight, %

-

-

39

46

0.67

BMI mother, kg/m2

-

-

25.4 ± 5.1

25.6 ± 2.6

0.94

Physical activity, h/week

-

-

14.4 ± 5.3

12.1 ± 5.8

0.20

Duration of breastfeeding, weeks

-

-

35 ± 36

25 ± 24

0.32


Weijs et al. Nutrition Journal 2011 10:95   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-95

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