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Table 5 Odds of being overweight or obese in relation to partner weight

From: A population-based study of overweight and obesity in expectant parents: socio-demographic patterns and within-couple associations

  Pregnant women1
  Odds ratio for overweight Odds ratio for obesity
  (95% CI)2N=2552 (95% CI) N= 2233
  n OR n OR
Expectant fathers     
Normal weight3 1273 1.0 1131 1.0
Overweight4 1091 1.6 (1.3-2.0) 928 1.8 (1.3-2.5)
Obesity5 188 2.8 (2.0-3.9) 174 6.2 (4.2-9.3)
  1. 1Analyses based on women’s pre-pregnancy BMI.
  2. 2Statistical significance was defined as a 95% CI excluding 1.0.
  3. 3BMI <25.0 (including underweight).
  4. 4BMI 25.0-29.99.
  5. 5BMI ≥30.0.