Table 4

Multivariate analysis of independent variables in relation to the response variable (height-for-age), 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

p-value

Adjusted R2

F-test

p-value

(F-test)


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:10.1186/1475-2891-11-3

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