Table 4

Adjusted OR (CI 95%) for less than daily meal consumption at age 19 and 27 years, stratified by gendera
OR for breakfast/lunch/evening meal consumption less than daily at age 19 OR for breakfast/lunch/evening meal consumption less than daily at age 27
Women Men P-value gender interactionb Women Men P-value gender interactionb
Age 15
Breakfast consumption
Daily 1 1 1 1
More seldom than daily 4.57(2.60-8.03) 4.73(2.13-10.52) 0.854 2.25(1.31-3.89) 1.27(0.59-2.73) 0.241
Lunch consumption
Daily 1 1 1 1
More seldom than daily 2.68(1.61-4.48) 2.20(1.09-4.43) 0.638 1.88(1.13-3.14) 1.55(0.75-3.20) 0.481
Evening meal consumption
Daily 1 1 1 1
More seldom than daily 2.80(1.72-4.55) 5.64(2.79-11.42) 0.132 1.07(0.50-2.27) 1.64(0.58-4.62) 0.544
Age 19
Breakfast consumption
Daily 1 1
More seldom than daily 1.98(1.21-3.23) 3.77(2.02-7.03) 0.112
Lunch consumption
Daily 1 1
More seldom than daily 1.98(1.20-3.26) 4.00(2.02-7.93) 0.140
Evening meal consumption
Daily 1 1
More seldom than daily 2.90(1.36-6.18) 8.30(2.85-24.16) 0.132

aAdjusted for adolescent family social class and adolescent family structure.

bThe interaction term was included in the analyses of the full study population.

Pedersen et al.

Pedersen et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:445   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-445

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