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Table 6 Leukemia 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 Leukemia cases OR 95%CI P value
Lower Upper
Total subjects
 SGA 189 30 0.9 0.6 1.5 0.696
 AGA 566 83 1 Reference  
 LGA 63 11 1.4 0.7 2.9 0.342
       P for homogeneity = 0.555
Birth weight 2500 g or larger
 SGA 177 29 0.9 0.5 1.5 0.714
 AGA 554 81 1 Reference  
 LGA 63 11 1.4 0.7 2.9 0.340
       P for homogeneity = 0.561
Birth weight 3000 g or larger
 SGA 97 18 0.9 0.5 1.8 0.841
 AGA 497 72 1 Reference  
 LGA 63 11 1.5 0.7 3.1 0.298
       P for homogeneity = 0.547
  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