Table 4.

Logistic Regression Analyses: Socioeconomic Status Indicators as Predictors of Misclassification

Unadjusted
Odds Ratio
(95% Confidence Intervals)
Odds Ratio Adjusted for Demographic Factors*
(95% Confidence Intervals)
Odds Ratio Adjusted for Other Socioeconomic Status Indicator and Demographic Factors
(95% Confidence Intervals)
All misclassified versus correctly classified
 Parental education.84.83.88
(.75, .93)(.74, .93)(.77, 1.01)
 Household income.85.83.89
(.75, .95)(.73, .93)(.77, 1.02)
Misclassified as nonobese versus correctly classified
 Parental education.89NANA
(.79, 1.01)
 Household income.89NANA
(.77, 1.02)
Misclassified as obese versus correctly classified
 Parental education.74.71.77
(.62, .87)(.59, .85)(.59, 1.01)
 Household income.73.70.78
(.58, .92)(.56, .88)(.57, 1.07)
  • NA indicates not applicable.

  • * Other demographic factors = age, gender, and race. None were significant predictors.