Table 2

Results of the multivariable logistic regression model with obesity as dependent variable, adjusted for age and gender

Odds ratio

95%-CI

p


Socio-economic status

Low

2.26

(1.6–3.2)

Medium

1.49

(1.0–2.1)

High

ref.

-

<0.001


Migration background (interaction with age)

Migrant vs. Non-migranta), in 3- to 13-year olds

1.66

(1.1–2.4)

0.0105

Migrant vs. Non-migranta), in 14- to 17-year olds

0.67

(0.3–1.3)

0.2227


Parental overweight at time of interview (biological parents) (interaction with weight gain during pregnancy)

With weight gain during pregnancy <= 20 kg:

Both overweight/obese

11.24

(6.4–19.7)

Mother overweight/obese

4.30

(2.2–8.6)

Father overweight/obese

3.54

(2.0–6.3)

None overweight/obese

ref.

-

Incomplete datab)

4.75

(2.6–8.5)

<0.001

With weight gain during pregnancy > 20 kg:

Both overweight/obese

2.83

(1.0–7.7)

Mother overweight/obese

1.08

(0.4–3.1)

Father overweight/obese

3.54

(2.0–6.3)

None overweight/obese

ref.

-

Incomplete datab)

2.23

(0.9–5.7)

<0.001


Parental smoking (at time of interview)

Mother and/or father

1.30

(1.0–1.7)

0.0601

None

ref.

-


Maternal smoking during pregnancy

Yes

1.37

(1.0–1.8)

0.0267

No

ref.

-


Weight gain during pregnancy (interaction with mother's current relative weight status)

Mother normal weight: Weight gain during pregnancy > 20 kg vs. <= 20 kg

2.81

(1.6–5.0)

0.0004

Mother overweight: Weight gain during pregnancy > 20 kg vs. <= 20 kg

0.71

(0.3–1.6)

0.3971

Incomplete datab): Weight gain during pregnancy > 20 kg vs. <= 20 kg

1.32

(0.7–2.5)

0.4081


High birth weight

Yes (> 4000 g)

1.87

(1.4–2.5)

<0.001

No

ref.

-


Ever predominantly breastfed

Yes

0.87

(0.7–1.1)

0.2970

No

ref.

-


Sleep duration per 20% increase in midranks (interaction with age)

Sleep duration in 3- to 10-year olds

0.89

(0.8–1.0)

0.0461

Sleep duration in 11- to 17-year olds

0.99

(0.9–1.1)

0.8498


Media consumption (hours per day)

1.09

(1.0–1.2)

0.0107


Physical activity (times per week)

0.98

(0.9–1.0)

0.4514


N = 10,021 3- to 17-year olds (after exclusion of underweight participants and those with missing data)

a) Including children with a one-parent migration background

b) Children not living with both biological parents or for which information on the mother's and/or father's BMI is missing.

Kleiser et al. BMC Public Health 2009 9:46   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-9-46

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