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Table 4 Associations of birth weight and maternal FTO genotypes and alleles

From: Does FTO have a paradoxical effect in fetal life?

   Exposure = Maternal FTO SNP
   FTO rs9939609 SNP FTOrs9930506 SNP
   Newborn weight (g) Newborn weight (g)
   N Mean ± SD (g) P value vs 1°group* N Mean ± SD (g) P value vs 1°group*
Genotypes       
  Homozygous for non risk allele 155 3312 ± 383   155 3312 ± 383  
  Heterozygous 249 3227 ± 381 0,03   3227 ± 381 0,03
  Homozygous for risk allele 90 3216 ± 383 0,06   3216 ± 383 0,06
   Mean difference (g) per offspring risk-allele for rs9939609 Mean difference (g) per offspring risk-allele for rs9939609
   Mean(95%CI) P value Mean(95%CI) P value
Various adjustments       
  Unadjusted -53(-102; -4) 0,03 -45(-94; 5) 0,08
  adjusted for newborn allele -13(-70; 43) 0,65 -10(-66; 47) 0,20
  adjusted for newborn allele and other variables** -10(-61; 41) 0,70 -15(-66; 36) 0,57
  1. *Student’s T test.
  2. **Adjusted for sex, gestational age, panty and current smoking during pregnancy.