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Table 2 Obesity in children with autism compared to children without autism

From: The prevalence of obesity in children with autism: a secondary data analysis using nationally representative data from the National Survey of Children's Health

    Children without autism Children with autism P value for difference
Prevalence (standard error) for obesity* 23.6% (0.27) 30.4% (3.79) 0.075
Logistic regression model    Odds ratio (95% confidence interval) for obesity for children with autism compared to those without
  Estimate Standard Error P value Odds Ratio 95% CI
  0.35 0.18 0.052 1.42 1.00, 2.02
  1. Obesity defined as BMI-for-age greater than or equal to the 95th percentile of the CDC sex-specific BMI growth chart.