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Table 4 Associations between SES and overweight/obesity in multivariate models

From: Overweight and obesity in children aged 3–13 years in urban Cameroon: a cross-sectional study of prevalence and association with socio-economic status

Outcome HSES vs. LSES Adjusted OR 95% CI P value
Model 1 [Adjusted for age and gender] 2.40 1.70, 3.40 <0.001
Model 2 [Adjusted for age, gender and early life factors*] 2.23 1.45, 3.45 <0.001
Model 3 [Adjusted for age, gender and parental factorsa] 2.20 1.38, 3.52 0.001
Model 4 [Adjusted for age, gender, early life factors and parental factors] 1.94 1.13, 3.36 0.02
Model 5 [Adjusted for age, gender and current child factorsa] 1.93 1.21, 3.07 0.005
Model 6 [Adjusted for all potential confounders] 1.18 0.59, 2.35 0.6
  1. OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval, SES socioeconomic status
  2. *Type of feeding 0–6 months, birth weight
  3. Maternal age, maternal BMI, maternal education, maternal alcohol consumption, paternal education
  4. aNumber of meals per day, fruit consumption, sweet drink consumption, leisure time sport, travel to school, school sport, time watching screen, time child wakes up, daytime nap, pocket money