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Table 5 Correlates of BMI in a multivariate regression model. ¥

From: Sugar-sweetened carbonated beverage consumption correlates with BMI, waist circumference, and poor dietary choices in school children

  Standardized β Sig. 95% Confidence Interval for β
    Lower Bound Upper Bound
Males     
   SSCB 0.10 <.0001 0.09 0.17
   DCB 0.09 <.0001 0.14 0.32
   Sliced bread 0.08 <.0001 0.15 0.35
   Added sugar in hot beverages 0.05 <.01 0.01 0.02
   No. of exercise occasions -0.18 <.0001 -0.77 -0.53
   Hours night-time sleep -0.06 <.001 -0.27 -0.08
   Hours day-time sleep 0.03 0.07 -0.01 0.2
   Adjusted R 2 0.06    
Females     
   DCB 0.07 <.001 0.09 0.27
   Sliced bread 0.11 <.0001 0.21 0.41
   Added sugar in hot beverages 0.07 <.001 0.01 0.03
   Hours night-time sleep -0.07 <.001 -0.22 -0.06
   Hours day-time sleep 0.05 <.01 0.03 0.21
   Adjusted R 2 0.03    
  1. ¥ See Table 1 and Table 2 for details of subjects and measurements