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Table 7 Adjusted Poisson 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 Relative rate (95% CI)
Laboratory eating interactions 2  
Encouragements Familiar foods 1.13 (0.85, 1.49)
  Unfamiliar foods 0.93 (0.70, 1.24)
Discouragements Familiar foods 0.81 (0.52, 1.26)
  Unfamiliar foods 1.22 (0.73, 2.05)
  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 = 226 with complete data for adjusted models for all laboratory eating interaction outcome measures.