TABLE 7

Teacher-Rated Behavioral Problems at 8 Years and Maternal Prepregnancy Overweight in ALSPAC: Ordinal OR for Being in a Higher Quintile

Individual Maternal-Paternal ModelsMutually Adjusted Maternal-Paternal Models
Model 1aModel 2bModel 1aModel 2b
OR95% CIPOR95% CIPOR95% CIPOR95% CIP
Total behavioral problems, quintiles
    Maternal overweight1.191.00–1.42.051.191.00–1.42.051.180.98–1.41.071.100.92–1.32.3
    Paternal overweight1.140.99–1.32.071.140.99–1.32.081.130.98–1.30.11.130.98–1.31.09
Attention problems—quintiles
    Maternal overweight1.180.99–1.41.071.070.89–1.28.51.160.97–1.39.11.060.89–1.27.5
    Paternal overweight1.150.99–1.33.061.120.97–1.30.11.140.98–1.32.081.120.96–1.30.1
Emotional problems, quintiles
    Maternal overweight1.160.97–1.40.11.130.94–1.36.21.150.95–1.38.11.120.92–1.35.3
    Paternal overweight1.130.97–1.31.11.140.98–1.33.091.120.96–1.30.21.130.97–1.32.1
Conduct problems, quintiles
    Maternal overweight1.030.83–1.29.80.950.76–1.19.71.030.83–1.28.80.950.76–1.19.7
    Paternal overweight1.040.87–1.24.71.010.84–1.21.91.030.86–1.24.71.010.84–1.22.9
  • n = 2325 (total problems), 2349 (attention), 2358 (emotional problems), 2355 (conduct).

  • a Unadjusted.

  • b Adjusted for maternal education, paternal education, family income, social class, and maternal smoking.