Table 4 Association between low and very low birth weight and neuroticism
Low birth weightVery low birth weight
b (95% CI)Pb (95% CI)POverall dose P
Neuroticism
 Unadjusted (n = 48 835)0.21 (0.11–0.30)<0.0010.27 (0.11–0.52)0.041<0.001
 Adjusted for potential confoundersa (n = 46 961)0.23 (0.13–0.33)<0.0010.31 (0.03–0.60)0.0310.002
  • a Adjusted for year of birth, Townsend deprivation score, ethnicity, gender, maternal smoking and maternal depression.