Table 5

Six multivariate generalised estimating equation models (PR and 95% CI) of overweight and obesity on socioeconomic position indicators, among boys and girls of Barcelona, 2006

Overweight and obesity
PR95% CIPR95% CI
Level of paternal education
 Secondary0.870.44 to 1.712.741.12 to 6.67
 Primary0.820.28 to 2.365.051.90 to 13.43
 Missing responses0.720.32 to 1.643.021.18 to 7.72
Level of maternal education
 Secondary1.240.63 to 2.441.660.78 to 3.55
 Primary1.490.60 to 3.683.301.34 to 8.14
 Missing responses0.810.34 to 1.912.140.94 to 4.85
Family's social class
 Manuals1.760.96 to 3.231.640.87 to 3.08
 Missing responses1.830.67 to 5.014.391.73 to 11.07
 Middle0.520.25 to to 1.95
 Low1.710.86 to 3.382.411.13 to 5.11
  • Independent models were calculated for each socioeconomic position indicator.

  • Models were controlled by school and adjusted by age and family structure.

  • FAS, family affluence scale; PR, prevalence ratio.