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Table 5 Associations between dietary tracking from 18 months to 7 years and level of maternal education

From: Changes and tracking of fruit, vegetables and sugar-sweetened beverages intake from 18 months to 7 years in the Norwegian mother and child cohort study

Dietary tracking Boys (n = 4625) Girls (n = 4400)
ME high versus ME low ME high versus ME low
n OR CI (95%) n OR CI (95%)
Fruit 4389    4157   
Decrease 804 1.17 (0.93–1.47) 649 1.04 (0.81–1.33)
Increase 1327 0.53*** (0.44–0.65) 1372 0.69*** (0.57–0.84)
Stable 2258 1   2136 1  
Vegetables 4413    4199   
Decrease 1282 1.01 (0.83–1.23) 1095 0.84 (0.68–1.04)
Increase 1020 1.07 (0.87–1.32) 1060 1.04 (0.85–1.28)
Stable 2111 1   2044 1  
SSB 4284    4053   
Decrease 812 0.73** (0.58–0.92) 802 0.61*** (0.48–0.77)
Increase 1516 0.92 (0.76–1.11) 1411 0.84 (0.69–1.02)
Stable 1956 1   1840 1  
  1. SSB Sugar-sweetened beverages, ME Maternal education.
  2. *** P < .001.
  3. ** P < .01.