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Table 5 Multivariate analyses of association between predictor variables and risk of child obesity at age eleven among children with intellectual disability (n = 484)

From: Obesity in British children with and without intellectual disability: cohort study

Variable OR (with 95 % CI)/p
Child Ethnicity  
 White 1 (ref)
 Mixed 2.13 (0.69–6.64)
 Indian 1.02 (0.13–8.29)
 Pakistani/Bangladeshi 1.81 (0.96–3.43)
 Black/Black British 2.33 (0.99–5.51)
Maternal Obesity  
 No occasion 1 (ref)
 One or two occasions 1.50 (0.86–2.62)
 Three to five occasions 7.18 (3.77–13.67)***
Exposure to Being Bullied  
 Age 3 1.51 (0.37–6.20)
 Age 5 2.54 (0.74–8.77)
Maternal Educational Attainment  
 NVQ (L3-5) 1 (ref)
 NVQ (L2) 1.61 (0.80–3.23)
 NVQ (L1 or none) 1.15 (0.58–2.28)
 Overseas qualifications only 4.31 (1.47–12.65)**
Low fruit consumption (age 5) 0.58 (0.32–1.05)
  1. ORs in bold indicate medium or large effect size
  2. OR odds ratio, p probability
  3. * p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01, *** p < 0.001