Table 4

Frequency of obesity according to potential determinants, differentiated by SES [% (95% CI)]

Low SES Na) = 3655

Medium SES Na) = 6121

High SES Na) = 3326


Parental overweight at time of interview (biological parents)

Both overweight/obese

12.4 (10.1–14.7)

10.6 (8.6–12.5)

7.3 (4.9–9.8)

Mother overweight/obese

8.9 (4.7–13.2)

2.6 (0.9–4.4)

2.7 (0.2–5.1)

Father overweight/obese

5.6 (3.4–7.8)

3.4 (2.4–4.5)

2.7 (1.7–3.6)

None overweight/obese

3.6 (1.7–5.5)

0.8 (0.3–1.4)

0.5 (0.1–0.9)

Incomplete datab)

10.0 (8.2–11.8)

4.8 (3.6–6.0)

1.9 (0.6–3.2)


Ever predominantly breastfed

Yes

8.4 (7.0–9.9)

4.0 (3.2–4.7)

1.8 (1.2–2.4)

No

9.7 (7.9–11.5)

6.4 (4.9–8.0)

4.7 (3.0–6.3)


Media consumption

Low

9.6 (7.2–12.1)

2.7 (1.9–3.4)

1.7 (1.1–2.4)

Middle

7.3 (5.6–9.1)

4.3 (3.3–5.4)

2.7 (1.7–3.8)

High

9.1 (7.4–10.9)

7.0 (5.7–8.3)

3.8 (2.2–5.5)


N = 13,102 3- to 17-year olds (after exclusion of underweight participants and those with missing data in SES)

a) unweighted

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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