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Table 3 The effect of the birth weight (continuous) on the probability of obesity. Stratified by household income. Results for the full sample and for sibling fixed effects analysis

From: Variation in the relationship between birth weight and subsequent obesity by household income

  Full sample Sibling fixed effects
Coef. t Coef. t
All 0.0375 10.58 0.0434 5.64
Low income 0.0521 7.59 0.0670 4.5
Medium income 0.0329 5.28 0.0310 2.37
High income 0.0354 6.52 0.0356 2.92
  1. Covariates: birth order; maternal age at delivery; whether or not the child was born prematurely; and, the child’s age interacted with gender