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Table 3 Association between maternal JCQ scores during pregnancy and infant neurodevelopment at 6 and 12 months a

From: Effect of maternal job strain during pregnancy on infant neurodevelopment by gender at 6 and 12 months: Mothers and Children’s Environmental Health (MOCEH) study

  6 months of age 12 months of age
  MDI PDI MDI PDI
JCQ b Total Boys Girls Total Boys Girls Total Boys Girls Total Boys Girls
  Β SE β SE β SE β SE β SE β SE β SE β SE β SE β SE β SE β SE
Skill Discretion 0.09 0.13 0.11 0.17 0.002 0.19 0.07 0.16 0.11 0.23 −0.02 0.22 0.12 0.21 −0.05 0.30 0.31 0.30 0.17 0.21 0.16 0.30 0.21 0.32
P value 0.50   0.53   0.99   0.66   0.62   0.94   0.56   0.88   0.30   0.43   0.59   0.50  
Decision Authority −0.04 0.10 −0.14 0.14 0.03 0.14 0.007 0.12 0.06 0.19 −0.05 0.16 0.03 0.15 −0.11 0.24 0.13 0.19 0.10 0.16 0.10 0.25 0.12 0.20
P value 0.66   0.32   0.83   0.95   0.74   0.75   0.83   0.65   0.49   0.52   0.69   0.56  
Decision Latitude 0.005 0.07 −0.03 0.10 0.02 0.10 0.02 0.09 0.06 0.13 −0.03 0.11 0.05 0.11 −0.06 0.16 0.15 0.14 0.10 0.11 0.09 0.17 0.12 0.15
P value 0.95   0.75   0.87   0.78   0.61   0.79   0.65   0.70   0.31   0.38   0.57   0.45  
Psychological Demands 0.07 0.13 −0.19 0.18 0.32 0.18 −0.02 0.16 −0.13 0.24 0.06 0.21 0.06 0.21 −0.38 0.31 0.39 0.27 0.02 0.21 −0.09 0.32 0.09 0.29
P value 0.56   0.29   0.08   0.89   0.59   0.77   0.77   0.23   0.16   0.93   0.78   0.76  
Physical Demands 0.001 0.75 −0.58 1.08 0.71 1.05 0.32 0.93 1.14 1.78 1.97 1.69 1.69 1.22 0.75 1.41 0.20 1.21 −0.12 1.27 0.26 1.81 −0.72 1.82
P value 1.00   0.59   0.50   0.73   0.52   0.25   0.17   0.60   0.87   0.92   0.89   0.69  
  1. aMultiple regression model was adjusted for sex, birth weight, maternal age, gestational age, maternal education, and family income.
  2. bThe JCQ indices were considered continuous variables.
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