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Table 7 Unadjusted and adjusted associations between the three identified health behaviour clusters and obesity measures

From: Stress-related eating, obesity and associated behavioural traits in adolescents: a prospective population-based cohort study

Degree of obesity and latent cluster Girls Boys
  Unadjusted Adjusteda Unadjusted Adjusteda
  n OR (95% CI) n OR (95% CI) n OR (95% CI) n OR (95% CI)
Normal weight/underweight 2939 Ref. 2922 Ref. 2533 Ref. 2513 Ref.
Overweight         
 Unbalanced weight control 179 2.24 (1.70, 2.97) 177 2.22 (1.67, 2.94) 181 3.00 (2.35, 3.82) 178 2.98 (2.34, 3.81)
 Adverse habits 111 1.54 (1.14, 2.08) 111 1.54 (1.14, 2.09) 73 1.43 (1.06, 1.93) 72 1.42 (1.05, 1.93)
 Healthy lifestyle 78 Ref. 78 Ref. 136 Ref. 134 Ref.
  368   366   390   384  
Obesity         
 Unbalanced weight control 48 2.47 (1.44, 4.23) 47 2.49 (1.43, 4.33) 56 3.08 (2.03, 4.65) 55 3.01 (1.98, 4.56)
 Adverse habits 31 1.76 (0.99, 3.15) 31 1.79 (0.99, 3.23) 26 1.69 (1.02, 2.79) 24 1.54 (0.92, 2.58)
 Healthy lifestyle 19 Ref. 18 Ref. 41 Ref. 41 Ref.
  98   96   123   120  
  1. aLogistic regression analysis adjusted for maternal basic education level (comprehensive school or upper secondary school) and parental interest in their child’s schooling and hobbies (never/seldom or almost always).
  2. Abbreviations: CI confidence interval, OR odds ratio, Ref. reference category.