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Table 3 Dose-response association between number of meal categories (0–5) eaten with family oftena and dietary intake (times/day). Crude and adjustedb regression coefficients (β) with 95% CI

From: Family meal participation is associated with dietary intake among 12-month-olds in Southern Norway

  Crude model (n = 375) Adjusted model (n = 372) b
  β 95% CI β 95% CI
Fruits 0.013 −0.079, 0.104 0.011 −0.081, 0,103
Vegetables 0.148 0.060, 0.237 0.148 0.059, 0.238
Fruits and vegetables 0.161 0.009, 0.313 0.159 0.006, 0.312
Homemade dinners 0.058 0.000, 0.116 0.055 −0.003, 0.114
Commercial dinners −0.059 − 0.122, 0.004 − 0.059 − 0.122, 0.005
Homemade baby cereal 0.010 − 0.040, 0.060 0.009 − 0.042, 0.059
Commercial baby cereal −0.182 − 0.258, − 0.106 −0.182 − 0.257, − 0.106
Drinking water 0.174 0.070, 0.279 0.170 0.065, 0.274
Milk 0.088 0.009, 0.166 0.085 0.006, 0.164
Sweetened beverages −0.073 −0.153, 0.007 −0.074 − 0.155, 0.006
Desserts and cakes 0.029 −0.003, 0.060 0.028 −0.004, 0.059
  1. Significant results are bolded
  2. a Family meals ‘often’ defined as 4–7 days per week, and ‘seldom’ as 0–3 days per week
  3. b Associations adjusted for randomization status, maternal education, and child sex