Table 2 Association between birth weight and neuroticism in normal range participants (2500–4500 g)
Birth weight, g
b (95% CI)P
Neuroticism
 Unadjusted (n=46 110)–0.02 (–0.22 to –0.09)<0.001
 Adjusted for potential confoundersa (n=41 800)–0.01 (–0.10 to 0.03)0.328
  • a Adjusted for year of birth, Townsend deprivation score, ethnicity, gender, maternal smoking and maternal depression.