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Table 5 Correlation of the anthropometric measurements of the placentas and fetuses from dams in Groups 1 and 3 with their litter size

From: An interaction between fetal sex and placental weight and efficiency predicts intrauterine growth in response to maternal protein insufficiency and gestational exposure window in a mouse model of FASD

  Males only Females only
  R Punadjusted PBH-adjusted R Punadjusted PBH-adjusted
Placental weight − 0.32 0.006 0.030* − 0.27 0.008 0.040*
Placental efficiency 0.42 < 0.001 < 0.001* 0.33 < 0.001 < 0.001*
Fetal body weight 0.24 0.040 0.13 0.19 0.058 0.18
Fetal brain-to-body weight ratio − 0.10 0.39 0.65 − 0.17 0.11 0.22
Fetal heart-to-body weight ratio 0.05 0.67 0.74 − 0.03 0.81 0.81
Fetal liver-to-body weight ratio − 0.07 0.57 0.74 − 0.18 0.073 0.18
Fetal brain-to-liver weight ratio 0.05 0.65 0.74 0.07 0.48 0.65
  1. Litters from all 4 treatments were combined and included in the analyses. The sample sizes were n = 9 litters for NP-MD-8, LP-MD-8, and LP-Alc-8 groups; n = 8 litters for NP-Alc-8 group. P values before and after multiple testing adjustment using Benjamini-Hochberg method are presented
  2. *Statistical significance at P < 0.05