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Table 2 Parameter Estimates for Covariates influencing Childhood Adiposity

From: Family lifestyle dynamics and childhood obesity: evidence from the millennium cohort study

 

Coefficient (Eq. 2) (Standard Error)

 

Weight at first Interview (kg)

Weight Category

Age 3

Weight Category

Age 5

Weight Category

Age 7

 

λ

Family Lifestylea

−0.051*** (0.007)

−1.205*** (0.079)

−1.535*** (0.080)

− 1.518*** (0.078)

 

δ

Male

0.066*** (0.003)

Age (weeks)

0.004*** (0.001)

Black

−0.010 (0.012)

0.186 (0.113)

0.352*** (0.103)

0.339*** (0.101)

Asian

−0.077*** (0.007)

−0.262*** (0.083)

− 0.091 (0.080)

0.096 (0.076)

Other

−0.028*** (0.009)

−0.011 (0.092)

− 0.041 (0.097)

0.058 (0.098)

N

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  1. This table shows the parameter estimates for variables having a direct influence on childhood adiposity. a These are the factor loadings for childhood adiposity, also displayed in Table 1. *p < 0.01, **p < 0.05, ***p < 0.001