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Table 5 Correlates of eating behaviors (fast-food & television)

From: The prevalence of eating behaviors among Canadian youth using cross-sectional school-based surveys

  Fast-food place or restaurant Eating in front of the TV
  Grade 5-8a Grade 9-12a Grade 5-8a Grade 9-12a
Adjusted R 2b 0.005 0.031 0.001 0.020
Sex     
Female (ref) vs. Male 1.27 *** 1.42 *** 1.07 1.16 **
Age 1.05 * 1.11 *** 1.00 1.00
Site     
  PEI (ref) vs. Quebecc 0.98 0.65 *** 0.92 0.65 ***
  PEI vs. Hamilton - 1.25 ** - 1.23 **
  PEI vs. TBay - 0.89 - 1.11
  Quebec (ref) vs. Hamilton - 1.94 *** - 1.89 ***
  Quebec vs. TBay - 1.37 *** - 1.71 ***
  Hamilton (ref) vs. TBay - 0.71 - 0.90
BMI d     
  Healthy Weight (ref) vs. Underweight - 0.77 - 0.71
  Healthy Weight vs. Overweight - 0.95 - 1.04
  Healthy Weight vs. Obese - 1.14 - 1.35 *
  Healthy Weight vs. Not Stated - 0.97 - 0.90
  Not Stated (ref) vs. Underweight - 0.80 - 0.79
  Not Stated vs. Overweight - 0.98 - 1.15
  Not Stated vs. Obese - 1.17 - 1.50 **
  Underweight (ref) vs. Overweight - 1.23 - 1.45
  Underweight vs. Obese - 1.47 - 1.89 *
  Overweight (ref) vs. Obese - 1.20 - 1.31
  1. *P < 0.05 **P < 0.01 ***P < 0.001. Bolded type denotes significance of at least <0.05.
  2. aOdds ratios are shown for binary logistic regressions adjusting for sex, age, site and BMI (except for grade 5-8).
  3. bThe R2 value presented is a Nagelkerke R2.
  4. cGrades 5-8 only have data available from PEI and Quebec site locations.
  5. dBMI was unavailable in grade 5-8 students.