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Table 2 Estimated means, percentages and parameters used in the M1, M2 and M3 modules of the MICH model

From: Developing an integrated microsimulation model for the impact of fiscal policies on child health in Europe: the example of childhood obesity in Italy

  M1: EUROMOD (EU-SILC) M2: NINFEA cohort M3: Baseline simulated valuesa
Health outcomes
 Gestational age (weeks) 39.5 [1.8] 39.6 [0.28]
 Birth weight (kg) 3237 [499] 3218 [66]
 Weight at 6 months (kg) 7539 [942] 7774 [241]
 Weight at 18 months (kg) 11,162 [1285] 11,286 [256]
 BMI at 48 months 15.6 [1.7] 15.5 [0.2]
 BMI at 84 months 15.9 [2.1] 16.0 [0.5]
 BMI at 120 months 17.3 [2.6] 17.9 [1.0]
Demographic and socio-economic predictors
 Female gender 51.60% 49.30%
 Log of Equivalised income 7.02 [0.67] 7.38 [0.26]
 Foreign citizenship of the mother 16.80% 4.20%
 Age of the mother 33.6 [5.2] 33.3 [4.4]
  1. Note: Weight in kilogrammes. Estimated mean values (with standard deviations in brackets) or percentages
  2. aDistribution of the means of the total runs