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Table 2 Cross-sectional associations between eating behaviors and body composition at the age of 10 years

From: Eating behavior and body composition across childhood: a prospective cohort study

CEBQ subscales (z-scores) Body composition
BMI SD score B (95% CI) FMI SD score B (95% CI) FFMI SD score B (95% CI)
Emotional overeating 0.13 (0.10, 0.16) 0.12 (0.10, 0.15) 0.07 (0.04, 0.10)
Food responsiveness 0.35 (0.32, 0.38) 0.31 (0.28, 0.33) 0.23 (0.20, 0.26)
Enjoyment of food 0.21 (0.17, 0.24) 0.15 (0.12, 0.17) 0.17 (0.14, 0.20)
Satiety responsiveness −0.28 (− 0.31, − 0.25) − 0.16 (− 0.19, − 0.13) −0.27 (− 0.30, − 0.24)
  1. Values are linear regression coefficients, the CEBQ subscales were transformed into z-scores. All values were significant at p < 0.001. Analyses were adjusted for child ethnicity, birth weight for gestational age SD score, household income, maternal educational level, maternal BMI and maternal anxiety symptoms. N = 3331
  2. Abbreviations: CEBQ Child eating behavior questionnaire, BMI Body mass index, FMI Fat mass index, FFMI Fat free mass index, SD score, Standard deviation score