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Table 4 Multivariate odds ratios for the association between children's obesity and CFQ binary categories

From: Maternal anthropometry and feeding behavior toward preschool children: association with childhood body mass index in an observational study of Chilean families

  Odds Ratio 95% CI p-value
Girls    
    Perceived responsibility 0.5 0.3-0.9 0.02
    Concern over child's weight 10.9 4.6-25.8 <0.001
    Restriction 5.0 0.8-31.1 0.09
    Pressure to eat 0.2 0.06-0.4 <0.001
    Monitoring 0.8 0.5-1.3 0.39
Boys    
    Perceived responsibility 0.9 0.4-1.7 0.71
    Concern over child's weight 4.1 2.4-7.2 <0.001
    Restriction 15.1 2.9-77.7 0.001
    Pressure to eat 0.4 0.2-0.8 0.005
    Monitoring 1.7 1.0-2.7 0.05
  1. Logistic regression analysis were carried out in both sexes, with children's obesity as dependent variable and each maternal feeding practice (coded as 1 for score > 4 and 0 for scores ≤ 4) as independent variable, adjusting by maternal obesity.