Parental Eating Behavior Traits Are Related to Offspring BMI in the Québec Family Study

Parental Eating Behavior Traits Are Related to Offspring BMI in the Québec Family Study

Parental Eating Behavior Traits Are Related to Offspring BMI in the Québec Family Study

Parental Eating Behavior Traits Are Related to Offspring BMI in the Québec Family Studys

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Gallant, Annette R., Tremblay, Angelo, Pérusse, Louis, Després, Jean-Pierre, Bouchard, Claude et Drapeau, Vicky. 2013. «Parental Eating Behavior Traits Are Related to Offspring BMI in the Québec Family Study ». International Journal of Obesity, vol. 37, no 11, p. 1422-1426.

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1. Objectifs


Intentions :
«The aim of the current study was to test the hypothesis that parental eating behavior traits, specifically rigid control and disinhibition, are associated with BMI [body mass index] of older offspring and mediate the relationship between parent and offspring BMI.» (p. 1422)

2. Méthode


Échantillon/Matériau :
«Participants for the current study are from phase II (1989–1995) and III (1997–1995) of the Québec Family Study [(QSF)].» (p. 1422) Au total, l’échantillon est composé 192 dyades parents-enfants.

Type de traitement des données :
Analyse statistique

3. Résumé


«The findings were in line with our hypotheses, whereby parental rigid control and disinhibition were both positively related to offspring BMI, after controlling for important covariates such as parent BMI. In addition, there was a significant interaction effect between rigid control and disinhibition on offspring BMI. Regression analyses revealed that parental disinhibition mediated the relationship between parent and offspring BMI, and rigid control of the parent moderated this effect as parents with high levels of both rigid control and disinhibition have offspring with the highest BMI. Cognitive restraint was not a significant predictor of offspring BMI, which emphasizes the importance of identifying different types of dietary restraint in the context of obesity treatment among families.» (p. 1424-1425)