Table 3.

Characteristics of Mothers Completing the Study Until Giving Birth (Mean [SD])

Cod Liver OilnCorn Oiln
Age (y)28.6 (3.4)17527.6 (3.2)**166
BMI before pregnancy (kg/m2)22.2 (2.9)14122.5 (3.3)125
BMI at birth (kg/m2)28.0 (3.5)15628.5 (4.1)153
Parity0.3 (0.5)1740.3 (0.5)164
Smoking (%)1616222156
Education173164
 <10 y (%)2.91.8
 10–12 y (%)21.431.1
 >12 y (%)75.767.1
Education of partner165161
 <10 y (%)6.11.9
 10–12 y (%)23.624.8
 >12 y (%)70.373.3
  • BMI indicates body mass index.

  • **   P < .01.