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Table 6 Fixed Effects for Family- and Community-Level SES for Model III, Model IV, and Model V

From: A multilevel non-hierarchical study of birth weight and socioeconomic status

   Model III* Model IV* Model V*
   β (grams) (SE;P-Value) β (grams) (SE;P-Value) β (grams) (SE;P-Value)
Maternal education   0.242 0.115 0.224
  < HS v College -127.67(79.49;0.111) -173.26(87.42;0.040) -131.78(82.56;0.110)
  HS Grad v College 3.31(27.04;0.903) 4.87(29.34;0.868) 7.8(27.42;0.776)
Paternal occupation   0.102 0.033 0.057
  Blue v White Collar -46.64(27.35;0.090) -68.05(30.16;0.024) -53.36(27.99;0.059)
  Other v White Collar 22.53(35.25;0.524) 17.62(38.96;0.651) 26.45(36.44;0.469)
% Adults living in poverty > 0% v 0% -51.41(28.13;0.068) -37.79(30.8;0.220) -49.95(29.37;0.089)
Mean family income (quartiles)   0.831 0.800 0.826
  Q1vQ4 -3.13(37.61;0.934) -16.66(41.56;0.689) -15.72(39.22;0.689)
  Q2vQ4 -0.52(35.04;0.988) 3.69(38.49;0.924) -4.38(36.41;0.904)
  Q3vQ4 -29.79(37.22;0.425) -31.80(41.31;0.442) -33.5(39.03;0.392)
% Adults graduated 4 year college (quartiles)   0.138 0.555 0.335
  Q1vQ4 -50.49(37.06;0.175) -25.81(41.19;0.531) -25.06(38.76;0.519)
  Q2vQ4 -0.53(34.55;0.988) 13.9(38.40;0.717) 20.37(36.24;0.575)
  Q3vQ4 41.22(37.69;0.276) 34.05(41.32;0.410) 46.16(39.14;0.24)
% Unemployment ≤ 10% v > 10% 19.5(32.54;0.549) 18.97(36.84;0.607) 10.77(34.25;0.753)
  1. *Models adjusted for child gender, gestational duration, birth order, year of birth, maternal age and race, adequate prenatal care, inadequate maternal weight gain, and cervical incompetence during pregnancy, any history of maternal diabetes or hypertension, prior low birth weight or preterm infants, and maternal smoking during pregnancy.
  2. Sub-sample included eldest child per family only (n = 1,187).
  3. Sub-sample included all siblings born in same enumeration district as eldest child (n = 1,399).