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Table 6 Multivariate analyses of association between predictor variables and risk of child obesity at age eleven among children without intellectual disability (n = 13459)

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

Variable OR (with 95 % CI)/p
Child ethnicity  
 White 1 (ref)
 Mixed 1.50 (1.21–1.87)***
 Indian 1.38 (1.02–1.86)*
 Pakistani/Bangladeshi 1.43 (1.18–1.74)***
 Black/Black British 1.82 (1.48–2.24)***
Maternal Obesity  
 No occasion 1 (ref)
 One or two occasions 2.58 (2.30–2.90)***
 Three to five occasions 3.71 (3.28–4.20)***
Exposure to Being Bullied  
 Age 3 1.09 (0.77–1.55)
 Age 5 1.05 (0.79–1.41)
Maternal educational attainment  
 NVQ (L3-5) 1 (ref)
 NVQ (L2) 1.47 (1.33–1.64)***
 NVQ (L1 or none) 1.58 (1.41–1.77)***
 Overseas qualifications only 1.18 (0.91–1.53)
 Low fruit consumption (age 5) 1.15* (1.02–1.28)
  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