Table 4 

Changes^{§ }in eating pattern scores relative to change in BMI categories between the 4^{th }and 7^{th }grades. 

BMI changes child 
Total n = 427 (%) 
Change in 'Junk/convenient' Beta (95% CI) 
Change in 'Varied Norwegian' Beta (95% CI) 
Change in 'Snacking' Beta (95% CI) 
Change in 'Dieting' Beta (95% CI) 


Unchanged normal weight 
345 (81) 
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Overweight/obese to normal weight 
20 (5) 
0.07 (0.44, 0.31) 
0.04 (0.43, 0.35) 
0.14 (0.31, 0.58) 
0.04 (0.45, 0.37) 
Normal weight to overweight/obese 
21 (5) 
0.15 (0.50, 0.19) 
0.07 (0.43, 0.29) 
0.24 (0.65, 0.16) 
0.13 (0.25, 0.51) 
Unchanged overweight/obesity 
41 (10) 
0.11 (0.39, 0.17) 
0.28 (0.57, 0.01) 
0.03 (0.37, 0.30) 
0.21 (0.10, 0.52) 


^{§ }Beta coefficients (beta) and 95% confidence intervals (95% CI). All models were adjusted for the other pattern scores and significantly associated background variables. 

Oellingrath et al. Nutrition Journal 2011 10:106 doi:10.1186/1475289110106 