TABLE 3

ORs of Age-12 BMI ≥85% as a Function of Earlier BMI Categories (N = 555)

VariableBMI Percentile Category, OR (95% CI)
50% to <75%75% to <85%85% to <95%≥95%
vs <50%
    24 mo1.8 (1.1–2.7)a1.8 (1.0–3.1)2.4 (1.3–4.5)a5.3 (2.1–13.4)a
    36 mo1.3 (0.8–2.1)3.0 (1.7–5.4)a4.0 (2.3–7.1)a10.0 (3.8–26.7)a
    54 mo4.2 (2.3–7.6)a6.0 (3.0–12.1)a13.0 (6.7–25.2)a47.5 (19.8–114.0)a
    7 y3.6 (1.7–7.7)a10.3 (4.7–22.4)a36.4 (16.0–82.6)a337.4 (89.9–1266.7)a
    9 y8.3 (1.8–38.3)a43.8 (10.1–190.5)a283.1 (63.7–1257.7)a2517.6 (412.9–15 351.4)a
vs <75%
    24 mo1.0 (0.6–1.8)1.4 (0.7–2.5)3.0 (1.2–7.6)a
    36 mo2.3 (1.3–4.2)a3.1 (1.7–5.6)a7.7 (2.8–20.8)a
    54 mo1.4 (0.8–2.6)3.1 (1.8–5.4)a11.4 (5.2–25.3)a
    7 y2.8 (1.6–5.1)a10.0 (5.2–19.2)a92.8 (27.3–315.8)a
    9 y5.3 (2.4–11.4)a33.9 (15.0–76.6)a301.8 (81.7–1115.1)a
vs <85%
    24 mo1.4 (0.7–2.8)3.0 (1.1–8.2)a
    36 mo1.3 (0.7–2.6)3.3 (1.2–9.5)a
    54 mo2.2 (1.1–4.2)a7.9 (3.3–18.8)a
    7 y3.5 (1.8–7.0)a32.8 (9.5–113.6)a
    9 y6.5 (3.2–13.1)a57.5 (16.6–199.2)a
vs <95%
    24 mo2.2 (0.8–6.1)
    36 mo2.5 (0.9–7.2)
    54 mo3.7 (1.6–8.5)a
    7 y9.3 (2.6–33.0)a
    9 y8.9 (2.5–31.6)a
  • a ORs that differ significantly from those for the comparison group.