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Table 5 CNS tumor risk among small-for-gestational-age and large-for-gestational-age children

From: The association between high birth weight and the risks of childhood CNS tumors and leukemia: an analysis of a US case-control study in an epidemiological database

Birth weight Controls CNS tumors OR 95%CI P value
Lower Upper
Total subjects
 SGA 189 15 0.9 0.4 1.7 0.643
 AGA 566 48 1 Reference  
 LGA 63 9 1.8 0.8 3.9 0.163
       P for homogeneity = 0.307
Birth weight 2500 g or larger
 SGA 177 12 0.8 0.4 1.6 0.494
 AGA 544 44 1 Reference  
 LGA 63 9 2.0 0.9 4.5 0.101
       P for homogeneity = 0.173
Birth weight 3000 g or larger
 SGA 97 9 1.2 0.5 3.1 0.672
 AGA 497 40 1 Reference  
 LGA 63 9 2.0 0.9 4.4 0.113
       P for homogeneity = 0.279
  1. SGA small for gestational age, AGA appropriate for gestational age, LGA large for gestational age
  2. ORs and corresponding 95%CIs and p values were adjusted for sex, ethnicity, year of birth, age at diagnosis, maternal age and DOE sites