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Table 3 OR (CI 95%) for less than daily meal consumption at age 19 and 27 years

From: Meal frequencies in early adolescence predict meal frequencies in late adolescence and early adulthood

  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
  Unadjusted Adjusteda Unadjusted Adjusteda
Age 15     
Breakfast consumption     
Daily 1 1 1 1
Several times a week 3.52 (2.06-6.01) 3.41(1.97-5.88) 1.64(0.97-2.79) 1.51(0.88-2.61)
More seldom 7.11(3.56-14.22) 7.48(3.64-15.41) 2.53(1.33-4.83) 2.58(1.31-5.07)
Lunch consumption     
Daily 1 1 1 1
Several times a week 2.07(1.31-3.26) 2.11(1.33-3.34) 1.72(1.10-2.71) 1.78(1.13-2.81)
More seldom 4.56(2.21-9.43) 4.34(2.07-9.10) 1.67(0.79-3.50) 1.76(0.83-3.73)
Evening meal consumption     
Daily 1 1 1 1
More seldom than daily 3.69(2.50-5.44) 3.39(2.28-5.04) 1.37(0.76-2.45) 1.23(0.67-2.27)
Age 19     
Breakfast consumption     
Daily    1 1
Several times a week    2.71(1.74-4.23) 2.74(1.74-4.31)
More seldom    2.52(1.48-4.31) 2.26(1.30-3.91)
Lunch consumption     
Daily    1 1
Several times a week    2.77(1.82-4.22) 2.81(1.84-4.28)
More seldom    1.79(0.80-3.99) 1.42(0.60-3.35)
Evening meal consumption     
Daily    1 1
More seldom than daily    4.31(2.35-7.89) 4.38(2.36-8.13)
  1. aAdjusted for gender, adolescent family social class and adolescent family structure.