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Table 3 Cluster centers in z-scores for the four behaviors included in the cluster analyses, prevalence of overweight and adjusted risk for overweight, separately for boys and girls participating in the Pro Children study.

From: Patterns in sedentary and exercise behaviors and associations with overweight in 9–14-year-old boys and girls - a cross-sectional study.

Cluster Number (%) TV during dinner TV viewing PC use Physical exercise Overweight (%) (95% CI) Adjusted risk for overweight (Boys, n = 3809; girls, n = 4100)
Boys        OR 95% CI
1 2624 (42.0%) -0.92a -0.43a -0.44a 0.10a 12.7 (11.1–14.3) 1  
2 1100 (17.6%) 0.79b 0.76b -0.25b 0.78b 17.1 (14.2–19.9) 1.25 0.97–1.62
3 1494 (23.9%) 0.99c -0.28c -0.30b -0.73c 21.7 (19.0–24.5) 1.50 1.18–1.90
4 601 (9.6) -0.48d -0.03d 1.47c 0.01a,d 17.9 (13.9–21.9) 1.43 1.05 – 1.96
5 436 (7.0%) 0.83e 1.68e 2.26d -0.10d 22.2 (17.0–27.4) 1.67 1.18 – 2.37
Girls         
1 1337 (21.3%) -0.34a -0.30a -0.26a 1.55a 11.4 (9.3–13.5) 1  
2 1339 (21.3%) 0.95b 0.95b -0.24a -0.41b 20.0 (17.3–22.7) 1.64 1.23 – 2.18
3 2794 (44.5%) -0.38a -0.49c -0.36b -0.47b 12.6 (11.1–14.2) 1.03 0.80 – 1.33
4 584 (9.3%) 0.15c 0.17d 1.57c -0.18c 16.0 (12.4–19.7) 1.42 1.00 – 2.01
5 229 (3.6%) 0.58d 2.01e 3.23d 0.28d 15.4 (9.6–21.3) 1.33 0.80 – 2.21
  1. a,b,c,d,e for significant difference (p < 0.05) between clusters with post-hoc Bonferoni testing
  2. * ORs are adjusted for age; random intercept was allowed on country and school level