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Table 6 Correlates of waist circumference 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 0.19 0.39
   DCB 0.06 <.001 0.14 0.53
   Sliced bread 0.11 <.0001 0.51 0.97
   Added sugar in hot beverages 0.04 0.03 0.01 0.04
   Fruit -0.05 0.01 -0.16 -0.02
   Fish -0.05 0.01 -0.95 -0.13
   Vegetables -0.04 0.03 -0.27 -0.02
   Cereal, sweetened -0.09 <.0001 -0.99 -0.44
   No. of exercise occasions -0.18 <.0001 -1.76 -1.22
   Hours night-time sleep -0.06 <.001 -0.62 -0.19
   Adjusted R 2 0.08    
Females     
DCB 0.09 <.0001 0.27 0.61
Sliced bread 0.12 <.0001 0.42 0.79
Added sugar in hot beverages 0.06 <.001 0.02 0.06
Cereal, sweetened -0.1 <.0001 -0.82 -0.38
Milk, Full-Fat -0.05 <0.01 -0.32 -0.05
Eggs -0.07 <.0001 -0.52 -0.18
Adjusted R 2 0.04    
  1. ¥ See Table 1 and Table 2 for details of subjects and measurements