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Weight trajectories and disordered eating behaviours in 11- to 12-year-olds: A longitudinal study within the Danish National Birth Cohort

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Stemann Larsen, Pernille ; Nybo Andersen, Anne-Marie ; Olsen, Else Marie ; Kragh Andersen, Per ; Micali, Nadia ; Strandberg-Larsen, Katrine. / Weight trajectories and disordered eating behaviours in 11- to 12-year-olds : A longitudinal study within the Danish National Birth Cohort. In: European eating disorders review : the journal of the Eating Disorders Association. 2019 ; Vol. 27, No. 4. pp. 436-444.

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title = "Weight trajectories and disordered eating behaviours in 11- to 12-year-olds: A longitudinal study within the Danish National Birth Cohort",
abstract = "OBJECTIVE: To examine how childhood weight trajectories are associated with disordered eating behaviours (DEBs) in early adolescence.METHODS: Self-reports on DEBs (fasting, purging, and binge eating) were obtained from 18,337 children in the 11-year follow-up of the Danish National Birth Cohort. For this population, birth register information on gestational age and birth weight was categorized into the following: small, appropriate, and large for gestational age. Prospective parent-reported height and weight data at child ages 1 and 7 years were dichotomized using standardized cut-offs into non-overweight and overweight. A 12-category weight trajectory variable was created, and the associations between weight trajectory and DEBs were estimated using logistic regression.RESULTS: In total, 7.0{\%} 11- to 12-year olds reported DEBs. Compared with children born appropriate for gestational age and being non-overweight at age 1 and 7 years, children born small for gestational age and who were overweight at age 1 and 7 years had a very high risk of disordered eating (OR 7.00; CI [2.57, 19.40]). The statistical analyses revealed, however, that overweight at age 7 years was the main contributor and independently of trajectory increased the risk of disordered eating at age 11-12 years significantly (OR 3.16 CI [2.73, 3.65]).CONCLUSION: Overweight not in the first year of life, but at age 7 years was more predictive for DEBs.",
author = "{Stemann Larsen}, Pernille and {Nybo Andersen}, Anne-Marie and Olsen, {Else Marie} and {Kragh Andersen}, Per and Nadia Micali and Katrine Strandberg-Larsen",
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T1 - Weight trajectories and disordered eating behaviours in 11- to 12-year-olds

T2 - A longitudinal study within the Danish National Birth Cohort

AU - Stemann Larsen, Pernille

AU - Nybo Andersen, Anne-Marie

AU - Olsen, Else Marie

AU - Kragh Andersen, Per

AU - Micali, Nadia

AU - Strandberg-Larsen, Katrine

N1 - © 2019 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd and Eating Disorders Association.

PY - 2019/7

Y1 - 2019/7

N2 - OBJECTIVE: To examine how childhood weight trajectories are associated with disordered eating behaviours (DEBs) in early adolescence.METHODS: Self-reports on DEBs (fasting, purging, and binge eating) were obtained from 18,337 children in the 11-year follow-up of the Danish National Birth Cohort. For this population, birth register information on gestational age and birth weight was categorized into the following: small, appropriate, and large for gestational age. Prospective parent-reported height and weight data at child ages 1 and 7 years were dichotomized using standardized cut-offs into non-overweight and overweight. A 12-category weight trajectory variable was created, and the associations between weight trajectory and DEBs were estimated using logistic regression.RESULTS: In total, 7.0% 11- to 12-year olds reported DEBs. Compared with children born appropriate for gestational age and being non-overweight at age 1 and 7 years, children born small for gestational age and who were overweight at age 1 and 7 years had a very high risk of disordered eating (OR 7.00; CI [2.57, 19.40]). The statistical analyses revealed, however, that overweight at age 7 years was the main contributor and independently of trajectory increased the risk of disordered eating at age 11-12 years significantly (OR 3.16 CI [2.73, 3.65]).CONCLUSION: Overweight not in the first year of life, but at age 7 years was more predictive for DEBs.

AB - OBJECTIVE: To examine how childhood weight trajectories are associated with disordered eating behaviours (DEBs) in early adolescence.METHODS: Self-reports on DEBs (fasting, purging, and binge eating) were obtained from 18,337 children in the 11-year follow-up of the Danish National Birth Cohort. For this population, birth register information on gestational age and birth weight was categorized into the following: small, appropriate, and large for gestational age. Prospective parent-reported height and weight data at child ages 1 and 7 years were dichotomized using standardized cut-offs into non-overweight and overweight. A 12-category weight trajectory variable was created, and the associations between weight trajectory and DEBs were estimated using logistic regression.RESULTS: In total, 7.0% 11- to 12-year olds reported DEBs. Compared with children born appropriate for gestational age and being non-overweight at age 1 and 7 years, children born small for gestational age and who were overweight at age 1 and 7 years had a very high risk of disordered eating (OR 7.00; CI [2.57, 19.40]). The statistical analyses revealed, however, that overweight at age 7 years was the main contributor and independently of trajectory increased the risk of disordered eating at age 11-12 years significantly (OR 3.16 CI [2.73, 3.65]).CONCLUSION: Overweight not in the first year of life, but at age 7 years was more predictive for DEBs.

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DO - 10.1002/erv.2680

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VL - 27

SP - 436

EP - 444

JO - European Eating Disorders Review

JF - European Eating Disorders Review

SN - 1072-4133

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