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Table 3 Parameter Estimates for Covariates Influencing Family Lifestyle

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

  Coefficient (Standard Error)
Independent Variable Initial Family Lifestyle Family Lifestyle
Age 3
Family Lifestyle
Age 5
Family Lifestyle
Age 7
  α (Eq. 4)
Previous Latent Family Lifestyle, α 1.094*** (0.007) 1.094*** (0.007) 1.094*** (0.007)
  β(Eqs. 3 and 4)
Currently High SES 0.028*** (0.008)
Currently Low SES −0.072*** (0.008)
Maternal Education at Birth 0.013*** (0.003)
Single Parent −0.044*** (0.010) −0.002 (0.007) − 0.003 (0.005) −0.012** (0.005)
  1. This table shows the autoregressive parameter on lifestyle and the coefficients for independent variables directly influencing underlying family lifestyle. *p < 0.01, **p < 0.05, ***p < 0.001