TABLE 3

Multiple Regression Analyses for Associations Between Parent Use of Teaspoon or Tablespoon Units (vs Milliliter-Only Units) and Errors in Measurementa

nError in Measurement Compared With Intended DoseError in Measurement Compared With Prescribed Dose
AORb95% CIAORb95% CI
Entire parent sample2872.31.2–4.41.91.03–3.5
 Subgroup by HLAdequate1801.30.6–2.81.90.8–4.3
Low1055.91.9–18.52.00.7–5.8
Subgroup by languageEnglish1532.30.9–5.71.60.7–3.8
Spanish1342.51.02–6.22.40.98–5.7
  • a Controlling for parent age, race/ethnicity, language, country of birth, SES, education, health literacy; child age and child chronic disease; and site.

  • b AOR for error comparing parents using teaspoon or tablespoon units, with parent using milliliter-only units as reference group. AORs for parents who used “other” units not shown because of small n.