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Table 7 Individual fixed effect regressions measuring the effects of family income on adult BMI over time, 1991–2011

From: Family income and body mass index – what have we learned from China

Dependent variable: BMI
Total All Male Female
Income Quartiles (1000 CNY)
Bottom 0.459c (0.082) 0.734c (0.117) 0.254b (0.114)
Second 0.219c (0.043) 0.137b (0.060) 0.263c (0.059)
Third 0.035b (0.017) 0.038b (0.021) −0.005 (0.020)
Top 0.021a (0.011) −0.020b (0.010) 0.025c (0.009)
Constant 14.052c (0.118) 13.619c (0.161) 14.600c (0.176)
Observation 74416 35500 38916
  1. Note: Numbers in parentheses are standard errors
  2. a, b and c represent significant level of 10, 5, and 1%