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Table 6 OR (CI 95%) for less than daily meal consumption at age 19 and 27 years, random effect model

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

  OR for breakfast consumption less than daily at age 19 and 27 OR for lunch consumption less than daily at age 19 and 27 OR for evening meal consumption less than daily at age 19 and 27
  Adjusteda Adjusteda Adjusteda
Breakfast/ lunch/ evening meal consumption, age 15
Daily 1 1 1
Several times a week 2.28(1.49-3.50) 1.95(1.57-5.03) ..b
More seldom 4.44(2.58-7.64) 2.81(1.57-5.03) 2.49(1.75-3.54)
  1. aAdjusted for age, gender, adolescent family social class and adolescent family structure.
  2. bEvening meal item was dichotomised because of few observations in the category "more seldom".