TABLE 3

Children’s Wt Status and Bullying Involvement in Early Primary School

Wt StatusBullying Involvement Roles
UninvolvedVictimBullyBully–Victim
naOR (95% CI)anaOR (95% CI)anaOR (95% CI)anaOR (95% CI)a
Teacher Report (N = 4364)
 Normal wt2332Reference151Reference592Reference451Reference
 Overweight383Reference281.00 (0.65 to 1.52)930.86 (0.68 to 1.00)911.14 (0.89 to 1.46)
 Obesity131Reference141.35 (0.76 to 2.39)300.72 (0.48 to 1.10)682.25 (1.62 to 3.14)***
Child Report (N = 1327)
 Normal wt735Reference155Reference136Reference80Reference
Overweight106Reference260.86 (0.68 to 1.00)171.10 (0.69 to 1.74)120.81 (0.48 to 1.36)
 Obesity31Reference120.72 (0.48 to 1.10)91.68 (0.85 to 3.30)81.33 (0.59 to 3.01)
  • *** P < .001.

  • a Adjusted for child gender, age, and national origin, maternal education, single parenthood, and presence of siblings in the family.