Table 3

Multivariate Analysis (logistic regression)

overweighta

incomplete U1-U9 check-upsb

incomplete immunizationsc

OR

95% CI

OR

95% CI

OR

95% CI


individual level*


Mother tongue parentsd

- German

1.00

1.00

1.00

- other

2.96

2.56–3.42

2.94

2.63–3.28

0.60

0.55–0.66

Kindergarten visit of the childe

- yes

1.00

1.00

1.00

- no

1.12

0.87–1.44

2.07

1.67–2.56

1.31

1.07–1.59

Sex of the child

- boy

1.00

1.00

1.00

- girl

0.99

0.86–1.14

1.10

0.99–1.22

1.00

0.91–1.09


school district level**


percentage of

single parent householdsf

- low (1.8 – 3.0%)

1.00

1.00

1.00

- medium (3.1 – 3.7%)

1.02

0.85–1.22

0.93

0.82–1.07

0.92

0.83–1.03

- high (3.8 – 8.4%)

1.04

0.84–1.27

1.16

1.00–1.34

0.83

0.73–0.94

'low education households'g

- low (20.9 – 27.0%)

1.00

1.00

1.00

- medium (27.1 – 30.8%)

1.41

1.16–1.71

1.21

1.06–1.39

0.92

0.82–1.03

- high (30.9 – 40.9%)

1.81

1.47–2.24

1.63

1.40–1.90

0.77

0.68–0.88


*) simultaneous control of: mother tongue, Kindergarten visit, sex

**) simultaneous control of: percentage of single parent households, percentage of 'low-education households'

a) BMI ≥ 90. percentile

b) at least one of the nine check-ups missing

c) at least one out of the nine vaccinations missing

d) German: both parents with mother tongue German; other: all other parents

e) yes: child visited Kindergarten for at least one year; no: all other children

f) percentage of single parent households

g) percentage of persons having the lowest educational level (i.e. 'Hauptschulabschluss')

Koller and Mielck BMC Public Health 2009 9:43   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-9-43

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