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Tables 4 Relative risk of eating disorders and prenatal maternal bereavement according to type of the deceased relative and time of exposure

From: Prenatal maternal bereavement and risk of eating disorders in infants and toddlers: a population-based cohort study

Exposure category Cases Incidence rate (1/100 000) Crude IRR Adjusted IRR (95 % CI)Model 1 Adjusted IRR (95 % CI)Model 2
Unexposed 9,225 63.00 1.00(ref) 1.00(ref) 1.00(ref)
Loss of child/spouse 41 107.05 1.67 1.65(1.21–2.24) 1.53(1.13–2.08)
 12–7 months 12 93.84 1.46 1.50(0.85–2.65) 1.37(0.78–2.41)
 6–0 months 22 112.95 1.76 1.77(1.16–2.68) 1.63(1.07–2.47)
 Prenatal 7 116.01 1.81 1.58(0.75–3.32) 1.56(0.74–3.27)
Loss of other relatives 138 64.89 1.03 1.02(0.87–1.21) 1.02(0.86–1.20)
 12–7 months 41 68.69 1.10 1.10(0.81–1.48) 1.09(0.80–1.47)
 6–0 months 39 65.07 1.02 1.02(0.74–1.39) 1.01(0.74–1.38)
 Prenatal 58 62.33 0.99 0.98(0.76–1.27) 0.98(0.76–1.27)
  1. Model 1: Adjusted for country, offspring’s sex, parity, number of fetuses in the pregnancy, paternal age, maternal age, maternal countries of origin, family history of psychiatric disorders, maternal education and calendar year of follow up
  2. Model 2: Adjusted for gestational age and birth weight in addition to the variables from Model 1
  3. IRR incidence rate ratio, CI confidence intervals