Table 4

Relative risk of overweight or obesity (OWOB, table 4a) and underweight (UW, table 4b) at 5 years of age expressed as ORs and 95% CIs according to parental level of education and presence or absence of OWOB or UW. Higher education was defined as one or both parents having education beyond high school

Valid n (total n=963)OR (95% CI)
OR (95% CI)
4a. Relative risk of OWOB
 Normal weight parents with higher education19611
 Normal weight parents with lower education873.6 (1.5 to 8.4)3.3 (1.3 to 8.6)
 OWOB parents with higher education4162.4 (1.2 to 5.0)2.1 (1.0 to 4.5)
 OWOB parents with lower education2645.1 (2.5 to 10.3)4.6 (2.1 to 9.9)