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Table 4 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. Analyses stratified by randomization status

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

  Adjusted model confined to the control group (n = 182) Adjusted model confined to the intervention group (n = 190)
  β 95% CI β 95% CI
Fruits 0.004 − 0.125, 0.133 0.017 − 0.117, 0.150
Vegetables 0.135 0.001, 0.268 0.169 0.048, 0.289
Fruits and vegetables 0.139 −0.095, 0.372 0.185 −0.018, 0.389
Homemade dinners 0.040 −0.063, 0.142 0.077 0.018, 0.136
Commercial dinners −0.016 − 0.076, 0.043 − 0.100 − 0.213, 0.012
Homemade baby cereal − 0.010 − 0.094, 0.074 0.028 − 0.031, 0.086
Commercial baby cereal − 0.079 − 0.187, 0.029 − 0.284 − 0.389, − 0.179
Drinking water 0.060 − 0.079, 0.198 0.274 0.118, 0.430
Milk 0.074 −0.053, 0.202 0.101 0.006, 0.196
Sweetened beverages −0.059 −0.190. 0.072 − 0.087 −0.185, 0.011
Desserts and cakes 0.025 −0.008, 0.058 0.034 −0.021, 0.089
  1. a Family meals ‘often’ defined as 4–7 days per week, and ‘seldom’ as 0–3 days per week
  2. b Associations adjusted for maternal education and child sex. Significant results are bolded