TABLE 2

Statistical Models of Weight, Gender, and Age Beyond 24 Months of Age

VariablesMean, kgSE95% CIP
Retrospective data set (N = 35)
    Intercepta8.1540.1697.810 to 8.490<.001
    Girls−0.8660.239−1.340 to −0.389<.001
    Boys0.000
    Age, yb0.4380.1040.227 to 0.649<.001
Prospective data set (N = 25)
    Intercepta7.1700.3576.450 to 7.880<.001
    Girls−0.8470.373−1.600 to −0.100.028
    Boys0.000
    Age, yb0.5240.06700.380 to 0.660<.001
  • — indicates no data.

  • a Intercept is the average weight for all of the children at 24 months.

  • b If female, weight in kilograms = (8.154 − 0.866) + (0.438 × age in years); if male, weight in kilograms = 8.154 + (0.438 × age in years).