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Table 2 Prevalence of sedentary lifestyle among adolescents from public and private schools (n = 862), Goiânia, Brazil, 2010–2011

From: Sedentary lifestyle and its associated factors among adolescents from public and private schools of a Brazilian state capital

  Public School (n = 596) Private School (n = 266)
Variables n (%) Crude PRa pb n (%) Crude PRa Pb
Gender
 Male 150 (53.6%) 0.70 <0.001* 71 (55.9%) 0.67 <0.001*
 Female 240 (76.0%) 1   115 (82.7%) 1  
Age (years)
 14–15 204 (66.7%) 1   104 (72.2%) 1  
 16–18 186 (64.1%) 0.96 0.517 82 (67.2%) 0.93 0.380
Skin colour
 Non-white 201 (63.6%) 0.94 0.303 68 (65.4%) 0.90 0.210
 White 188 (67.6%) 1   118 (72.8%) 1  
Socioeconomic classification
 A - B 113 (60.8%) 1   135 (71.4%) 1  
 C 254 (67.2%) 1.10 0.145 50 (66.7%) 0.93 0.462
 D - E 23 (71.9%) 1.18 0.180 1 (50.0%) 0.70 0.615
Tobacco use
 No 386 (66.1%) 1   185 (70.0%) 1  
 Yes 4 (33.3%) 0.50 0.095 1 (50.0%) 0.71 0.634
Alcohol consumption
 No 107 (59.8%) 1   43 (70.5%) 1  
 Yes 283 (67.9%) 1.13 0.070 143 (69.8%) 0.99 0.912
Altered BPc
 No 332 (66.5%) 1   147 (69.0%) 1  
 Yes 58 (59.8%) 0.90 0.231 39 (73.6%) 1.07 0.497
Altered WCd
 No 336 (64.2%) 1   155 (71.1%) 1  
 Yes 54 (74.0%) 1.15 0.066 31 (64.6%) 0.91 0.405
Overweight
 No 320 (66.1%) 0.95 0.483 141 (71.2%) 0.93  
 Yes 70 (62.5%) 1   45 (66.2%) 1 0.454
  1. aPrevalence ratio; bPoisson regression; cBlood pressure; dWaist circumference
  2. *Statistically significant at p < 0.05