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Table 3 Multilevel logistic regression showing the odds ratios (and 95% confidence intervals) of exceeding the SDQ screening threshold for an emotional or behavioural disorder, unadjusted and by obesity status, age, equivalised family income and reported physical activity levels (low vs above recommended levels)

From: Modelling the relationship between obesity and mental health in children and adolescents: findings from the Health Survey for England 2007

Emotional Disorder Screen Positive
Variable Unadjusted ORs (95% Confidence Intervals) p value Adjusted ORs (95% Confidence Intervals) p value
Obesity 2.33 (1.55 to 3.50) < .001 2.13 (1.39 to 3.26) .001
Low Activity Level 1.80 (1.33 to 2.45) < .001 1.62 (1.16 to 2.27) .005
Family Income (per 10k) .80 (.73 to .87) < .001 .80 (.73 to .87) < .001
Conduct Disorder Screen Positive
Variable Unadjusted ORs (95% Confidence Intervals) p value Adjusted ORs (95% Confidence Intervals) p value
Obesity 1.74 (1.13 to 2.67) .01 1.58 (1.00 to 2.50) .05
Female Gender .58 (.45 to .75) < .001 .60 (.45 to .79) < .001
Family Income (per 10k) .74 (.68 to .81) < .001 .76 (.69 to .83) < .001