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Table 6 Adjusted logistic 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 OR (95% CI)
Interviews 2  
Low authority 2.82 (1.55, 5.12)
Not confident 1.41 (0.76, 2.59)
Removed (vs. mild or deep investment) 1.68 (0.91, 3.13)
Home meal observations 3  
Child always eats at table 0.60 (0.30, 1.21)
TV always audible during meal 1.91 (1.05, 3.48)
Mother always eats with child 0.48 (0.27, 0.85)
  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 = 287 with complete data for adjusted models for all interview outcome measures.
  3. 3n = 267 with complete data for adjusted models for all home meal observation outcome measures.