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Table 5 Adjusted linear regression models predicting maternal feeding practices from maternal depressive symptoms 1

From: Associations between maternal depressive symptoms and child feeding practices in a cross-sectional study of low-income mothers and their young children

Outcome Beta (95% CI)
Questionnaires 2  
Perceived responsibility −0.06 (−0.22, 0.11)
Pressure to eat 0.29 (0.03, 0.54)
Restriction 0.22 (−0.01, 0.44)
Monitoring 0.04 (−0.22, 0.31)
Demandingness 0.16 (0.03, 0.29)
  1. 1Adjusted for: child sex, food fussiness, number of older siblings; and maternal age, BMI, education, race/ethnicity, single parent status, perceived child weight, and concern about child weight. All models are comparing mothers with elevated depressive symptoms (Center for Epidemiologic Studies-Depression scale (CES-D) score ≥16) to mothers with lower levels of depressive symptoms (CES-D score < 16).
  2. 2n = 289 with complete data for adjusted models for all questionnaire outcome measures, except Restriction (n = 288).