Association of Parental Characteristics, the Habit of Solitary Eating, and Use of Mass Media Incident Psychiatrist-Diagnosed EDs According to DSM-IV Criteria (90 Incident Cases) Among Spanish Girls

VariablesnCrude OR (95% CI)Adjusted OR (95% CI)*P (Adjusted)
Marital status of parents
 Married22731 (ref)1 (ref)
 Other2362.16 (1.24–3.78)1.97 (1.10–3.51).022
Eating alone (at baseline)
 No20691 (ref)1 (ref)
 Yes4403.16 (2.04–4.90)2.94 (1.88–4.60)<.001
Reading girls’ magazines
 <Weekly16951 (ref)1 (ref)
 At least weekly8141.55 (1.01–2.37)1.42 (0.91–2.20).12
Listening to radio programs
 ≤1 h/d15641 (ref)1 (ref)
 >1 h/d9451.69 (1.11–2.57)1.55 (1.01–2.40).047
  • * Adjusted for all variables shown in the table plus age, BMI (kg/m2), self-esteem, and socioeconomic status 3 categories). No significant interactions were found.