TABLE 6

Multiple Linear-Regression Results for Independent Predictors of Blood Pressure and Stanford-Binet Copying Scores for 72 Ecuadorian Primary School Children

Outcome and PredictorsβSEP
Systolic blood pressure, mm Hg
    Prenatal pesticide exposure4.571.89.018
    Stunted−2.812.41.25
    Weight, kg−0.830.58.16
    Male gender2.411.95.22
    Age, y3.791.63.024
Stanford-Binet copying score (13–20)
    Prenatal pesticide exposure−1.010.37.009
    Stunted−0.740.35.038
    Male gender−0.130.35.70
    Age, y0.270.23.24
    Mother primary school only−0.010.24.97
    Risk factors in past medical history−0.240.38.53
    Two meals per day only−0.130.41.76
    No drinking water at home−0.590.50.25