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Table 7 Multivariable logistic regression predicting the likelihood that parents report their child reaches Canada's Food Guide recommendations for fruit & vegetables

From: The impact of different types of parental support behaviours on child physical activity, healthy eating, and screen time: a cross-sectional study

Effect Odds Ratio Point Estimate 95 % Wald Confidence Limits p-value  
Intercept -- -- -- <.0001 ***
Child age category (years)      
 2 to 4 12.56 8.11 19.44 <.0001 ***
 5 to 8 6.00 4.09 8.80 <.0001 ***
 9 to 12 2.03 1.37 3.02 0.0005 ***
 13 to 17 1.00     
Child gender      
 Male 0.98 0.77 1.24 0.8687  
 Female 1.00     
Parent age 1.00 0.98 1.02 0.9871  
Parent gender      
 Male 0.66 0.49 0.87 0.0039 **
 Female 1.00     
Eat meals prepared or purchased at fast food restaurants with child 0.78 0.61 1.01 0.0545  
Serve raw vegetables and/or fruit for snacks between meals 4.93 2.67 9.12 <.0001 ***
Encourage child to help choose and prepare snacks and meals 1.39 0.95 2.02 0.0883  
Eat meals as a family away from the TV 1.67 1.15 2.41 0.0069 **
Encourage child to eat breakfast 1.22 0.33 4.44 0.7649  
  1. Association of Predicted Probabilities and Observed Responses
  2. Area under the ROC curve (c) = 0.79
  3. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p <0.001