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Table 2 The odds ratio (OR 95% CI) of being overweight at age 2 years associated with selected prenatal factors, birth outcomes and postnatal factors

From: Overweight at age two years in a multi-ethnic cohort (ABCD study): the role of prenatal factors, birth outcomes and postnatal factors

Overweight yes/no N OR (95% CI)
Prenatal factors   
Age mother (years) 3156 0.96 (0.94, 0.99)
Parity   
0 1768 1.00
1 991 1.28 (0.98, 1.67)
≥ 2 397 1.27 (0.93, 1.92)
Education   
0 - 5 614 1.76 (1.29, 2.41)
6 -10 1170 1.19 (0.89, 1.58)
> 10 1342 1.00
Height mother (cm) 3156 0.98 (0.96, 1.00)
BMI mother 3156 1.09 (1.07, 1.12)
Hypertension   
None 2717 1.00
Pre-existent 107 1.29 (0.70, 2.38)
Gestational 306 0.95 (0.62, 1.44)
Diabetes   
None 3120 1.00
Pre-existent/gestational 36 2.45 (1.06, 5.64)
Smoking   
None 2847 1.00
1-5 cigarettes 198 0.81 (0.56, 1.57)
≥ 6 cigarettes 109 1.19 (0.59, 2.12)
Physical activity   
None 492 1.00
Low 837 0.92 (0.64, 1.32)
Moderate 848 0.82 (0.57, 1.19)
High 978 0.63 (0.43, 0.91)
Birth outcomes   
Birth weight (kg) 3156 1.69 (1.34, 2.12)
Gestational age (weeks) 3156 1.00 (0.93, 1.07)
Gender child   
Boy 1566 1.00
Girl 1590 1.27 (0.99, 1.62)
Postnatal factors   
Excl. breastfeeding   
None 547 1.19 (0.85, 1.68)
< 1 month 280 1.40 (0.93, 2.13)
1-3 months 1022 1.06 (0.80, 1.42)
≥ 4 months 1307 1.00
Infant weight gain during the first 6 months (100 g/mo) 3156 1.58 (1.45, 1.72)