TABLE 2:

Dorsoventral diameter growth pattern

Age in months
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Diameter cm: media, 95% CI, medianaC20.74
0.4 to 1.07
0.66
1.07
0.99 to 1.15
1.09
1.22
1.13 to 1.32
1.24
1.55
1.39 to 1.76
1.5
1.68
1.5 to 1.85
1.64
1.91
1.73 to 2.1
1.92
1.91
1.71 to 2.1
1.89
2.03
1.78 to 2.28
2.04
2.09
1.93 to 2.26
2.07
C30.56
0.43 to 0.68
0.56
0.99
0.91 to 1.06
0.97
1.16
1.06 to 1.27
1.1
1.47
1.28 to 1.65
1.43
1.51
1.34 to 1.67
1.46
1.61
1.43 to 1.79
1.6
1.63
1.49 to 1.78
1.6
1.74
1.52 to 19.6
1.66
1.8
1.63 to 1.97
1.81
C40.51
0.41 to 0.61
0.51
0.93
0.83 to 1.02
0.87
1.08
0.98 to 1.18
1.03
1.35
1.23 to 1.47
1.38
1.4
1.3 to 1.57
1.42
1.55
1.43 to 1.68
1.55
1.7
1.58 to 1.83
1.67
1.76
1.56 to 1.96
1.63
1.73
1.57 to 1.89
1.68
C50.5
0.37 to 0.63
0.54
0.92
0.83 to 1
0.87
1.06
0.95 to 1.17
1.04
1.31
1.19 to 1.42
1.32
1.38
1.25 to 1.51
1.36
1.51
1.39 to 1.63
1.51
1.55
1.38 to 1.71
1.54
1.65
1.5 to 1.79
1.57
1.6
1.48 to 1.73
1.56
C60.46
0.37 to 0.55
0.46
0.89
0.8 to 0.98
0.86
1.04
0.94 to 1.14
1.03
1.24
1.13 to 1.35
1.25
1.29
1.16 to 1.43
1.24
1.37
1.27 to 1.47
1.24
1.42
1.28 to 1.55
1.46
1.55
1.46 to 1.65
1.53
1.51
1.39 to 1.63
1.48
C70.45
0.38 to 0.52
0.44
0.84
0.76 to 0.93
0.81
1
0.89 to 1.1
0.94
1.2
1.09 to 1.31
1.22
1.21
1.07 to 1.34
1.14
1.27
1.15 to 1.39
1.25
1.32
1.19 to 14.4
1.3
1.46
1.25 to 1.66
1.33
1.5
1.35 to 1.65
1.44
T10.48
0.4 to 0.56
0.49
0.82
0.75 to 0.89
0.81
1.01
0.92 to 1.1
1
1.16
1.08 to 1.23
1.17
1.21
1.11 to 1.31
1.21
1.25
1.15 to 1.34
1.21
1.3
1.19 to 1.41
1.33
1.34
1.16 to 1.53
1.25
1.38
1.27 to 1.5
1.34
T20.49
0.41 to 0.57
0.51
0.86
0.77 to 0.95
0.84
1.03
0.92 to 1.13
1.01
1.23
1.13 to 1.32
1.23
1.27
1.17 to 1.37
1.28
1.31
1.18 to 1.44
1.27
1.34
1.22 to 1.47
1.32
1.34
1.13 to 1.55
1.2
1.36
1.24 to 1.47
1.29
T30.48
0.41 to 0.56
0.5
0.9
0.81 to 0.99
0.87
1.05
0.96 to 1.14
1.01
1.25
1.13 to 1.36
1.22
1.25
1.18 to 1.33
1.26
1.36
1.25 to 1.46
1.34
1.41
1.29 to 1.52
1.38
1.44
1.24 to 1.65
1.37
1.41
1.3 to 1.53
1.35
T40.51
0.43 to 0.58
0.51
0.9
0.83 to 0.97
0.9
1.08
1 to 1.16
1.07
1.28
1.18 to 1.37
1.23
1.31
1.24 to 1.37
1.31
1.42
1.32 to 1.51
1.4
1.42
1.3 to 1.54
1.4
1.49
1.27 to 1.71
1.41
1.48
1.34 to 1.61
1.38
T50.54
0.45 to 0.63
0.53
0.92
0.84 to 1.01
0.9
1.09
1 to 1.19
1.07
1.27
1.17 to 1.37
1.27
1.35
1.28 to 1.41
1.35
1.44
1.34 to 1.55
1.5
1.47
1.34 to 1.59
1.44
1.56
1.37 to 1.74
1.46
1.54
1.43 to 1.64
1.47
  • Differences between the means and the age in months were noticed (Greenhouse-Geisser test F=168.411, P=0.000) as well as a linear trend between the means (F=328.093, P=0.000). Shaded areas show the highest and lowest values of each month.