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Table 1 Distribution of newborns in the two-, three- and four-group models

From: Evolution of the levels of human leukocyte antigen G (HLA-G) in Beninese infant during the first year of life in a malaria endemic area: using latent class analysis

Trajectories Model BICa Distribution of newborns in groups
High (%) Intermediates… (%) Low (%)
2 Emptyb 1494,644 27.2 72.78   
Fullc 24.2 75.8   
3 Empty 1464,333 16.9 29.3 53.8  
Full 21.9 27.2 50.9  
4 Empty 1438,894 7.7 21.9 19.9 50.5
Full 13.9 15.7 23.1 47.3
  1. aA lower BIC indicates a better fitting
  2. bWith no covariate
  3. cWith all significant covariates in multivariate analysis