Table 4 

Multivariate analysis of independent variables in relation to the response variable (heightforage), using the socioeconomic index wealth, of Xavante children < 10 years of age, according to age, Pimentel Barbosa village, Brazil, 2006. 

Age in years 
Independent variables 
Linear coefficient 
Angular coefficient 
pvalue 
Adjusted R^{2} 
Ftest 
pvalue (Ftest) 


Age 
0.078 
0.000 

< 2 
1.770 
0.345 
12.067 
0.000 

Proportion of adults 
4.845 
0.030 



≥ 2 and < 5 
Mother's BMI 
3.110 
0.064 
0.006 
0.115 
8.298 
0.006 


Mother's height 
0.089 
0.001 

≥ 5 
15.009 
0.171 
8.434 
0.001 

Income 
0.349 
0.058 



Ferreira et al. Nutrition Journal 2012 11:3 doi:10.1186/14752891113 