Height (cm) | Weight (kg) | BMI (kg/m2) | ||||

Number of mothers = 101, number of participants = 169, number of observations = 267 | Number of mothers = 101, number of participants = 169, number of observations = 267 | Number of mothers = 101, number of participants = 169, number of observations = 267 | ||||

Estimate | Standard error | Estimate | Standard error | Estimate | Standard error | |

Maternal DDE (μg/l) | ||||||

1.503–2.9‡ | 1.17 | 0.82 | 5.93* | 1.79 | 1.65* | 0.33 |

>2.9 | 1.29 | 1.05 | 9.22* | 3.06 | 2.88* | 0.92 |

Maternal PCB (μg/l) | ||||||

0.05–1.94§ | −0.10 | 0.88 | 0.93 | 2.35 | −0.39 | 0.74 |

>1.94 | −1.51 | 1.50 | 2.29 | 3.43 | 1.28 | 1.18 |

Maternal height (cm) | 0.07 | 0.26 | – | – | – | – |

Maternal BMI (kg/m^{2}) | – | – | 1.59* | 0.73 | 0.56* | 0.25 |

Breastfed as a child (%) | −0.30 | 0.54 | 2.73 | 2.44 | 1.21 | 0.95 |

Birth weight of the offspring¶ | ||||||

<2500 g | −0.01 | 0.01 | −5.47* | 0.98 | −2.07* | 0.37 |

>4000 g | 4.89 | 2.47 | 5.30 | 6.30 | 0.29 | 1.78 |

Height of the offspring (cm) | – | – | 0.055 | 0.34 | – | – |

Age of the adult female offspring (years) | – | – | 1.02* | 0.18 | 0.39* | 0.07 |

Number of offspring’s pregnancies** | ||||||

1 | – | – | 2.44 | 2.74 | 1.13 | 0.93 |

2 | – | – | 0.31 | 3.28 | 0.14 | 1.20 |

3 or more | – | – | 0.40 | 3.26 | 0.29 | 1.12 |

*p⩽0.05.

†Each outcome is adjusted for all other variables in the model; ‡maternal DDE at birth of the offspring of 0 to <1.5 μg/l is the reference; §maternal PCB at birth of the offspring of <0.05 μg/l is the reference; ¶birth weight of 2500–4000 g is the reference; **female offspring without pregnancies serve as the reference.

BMI, body mass index; DDE, dichlorodiphenyl-dichloroethylene; PCB, polychlorinated biphenyl.