Table 3

Difference between children of mothers with higher and lower (<13) EPDS score at different percentiles of respective anthropometric measure at 24 months.

Difference between children of mothers with higher and lower (<13) EPDS score at different percentiles of respective anthropometric measure at 24 months

Anthropometric measure

5th perc.

15th perc.

85th perc.

95th perc.


Weight-for-age z-score (WHO)

-0.10 (-0.62, 0.41)

0.09 (-0.19, 0.37)

0.01 (-0.28, 0.31)

-0.00 (-0.36, 0.36)

Length/height-for-age z-score (WHO)

0.01 (-0.45, 0.47)

-0.03 (-0.48, 0.41)

-0.14 (-0.50, 0.21)

-0.02 (-0.53, 0.49)

BMI-for-age z-score (WHO)

-0.02 (-0.39, 0.35)

-0.04 (-0.37, 0.30)

0.20 (-0.19, 0.58)

0.22 (-0.35, 0.78)

Weight-for-length z-score (WHO)

-0.19 (-0.60, 0.21)

-0.04 (-0.34, 0.26)

0.19 (-0.16, 0.55)

0.35 (-0.14, 0.83)

Subscapular skinfold-for-age z-score (WHO)

0.19 (-0.27, 0.65)

-0.02 (-0.50, 0.47)

-0.01 (-0.57, 0.56)

-0.16 (-0.98, 0.65)

Triceps skinfold-for-age z-score (WHO)

0.18 (-0.31, 0.67)

0.01 (-0.40, 0.42)

0.22 (-0.29, 0.73)

0.04 (-0.28, 0.36)


Grote et al. BMC Pediatrics 2010 10:14   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-10-14

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