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Table 4 Multiple linear regression between BMI status and dietary intake components at 6 years. Pelotas 2004 birth cohort study (N = 3,427)

From: Dietary intake patterns of children aged 6 years and their association with socioeconomic and demographic characteristics, early feeding practices and body mass index

Variable Fruits and Vegetables p-value Snack and treats p-value Coffee and Bread p-value Milk p-value
β (CI 95 %)   β (CI 95 %)   β (CI 95 %)   β (CI 95 %)  
BMI z-scorea   0.040   0.023   0.005   0.843
 Normal 0.00   0.00   0.00   0.00  
 Overweight −0.06 (−0.14; 0.03)   −0.03 (−0.09; 0.04)   −0.10 (−0.18; −0.02)   0.05 (−0.04; 0.15)  
 Obese −0.07 (−0.18; 0.00)   −0.07 (−0.14; −0.01)   −0.11 (−0.19; −0.02)   −0.01 (−0.09; 0.08)  
  Cheese and processed meats p-value Rice and beans p-value Carbohydrates p-value   
  β (CI 95 %)   β (CI 95 %)   β (CI 95 %)    
BMI z-scorea   0.001   0.281   0.002   
 Normal 0.00   0.00   0.00    
 Overweight 0.16 (0.07; 0.25)   0.05 (−0.04; 0.14)   −0.16 (−0.25; −0.08)    
 Obese 0.13 (0.04; 0.23)   −0.07 (−0.16; 0.02)   −0.11 (−0.20; −0.02)    
  1. aStep 4: Adjusted for SEP, mother’s age at birth, child’s sex and skin colour, exclusive breastfeeding duration, and daily energy intake (kilocalories per day)
  2. P-values from trend tests are displayed
  3. BMI Body mass index