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Table 1 Sample characteristics assessed at child age 4 months unless otherwise specified of participants included (n = 207) and excluded (n = 139) in the current analysis

From: Bidirectional associations between mothers’ feeding practices and child eating behaviours

    M ± SD or count (%)
Variable    Included Excluded
Mother Education level (university)* 135 (65%) 64 (46%)
  BMI 26 ± 6 (n = 206) 27 ± 5 (n = 138)
  Age at child birth (years)* 30 ± 5 29 ± 5
Child Gender (female)*   113 (55%) 60 (43%)
  BMI-for-age z-scorea at age 14 months   0.46 ± 0.81 0.37 ± 0.95 (n = 91)
  1. *p-value is <0.05
  2. aWorld Health Organization standards [66]