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Table 2 Regression coefficients for the association of the dietary patterns with body mass index in the study population

From: The traditional lunch pattern is inversely correlated with body mass index in a population-based study in Brazil

Lunch Patterns  
Crude model β 95% CI
Traditional Pattern (ref. 1st tertile)
 2nd tertile −0.27 −1.01; 0.48
 3rd tertile −1.07 −1.80;-0.34
Western Pattern (ref. 1st tertile)
 2nd tertile 0.01 −0.74; 0.75
 3rd tertile −0.38 −1.11; 0.35
Sweetened juice Pattern (ref. 1st tertile)
 2nd tertile 0.22 −0.53; 0.97
 3rd tertile −0.56 −1.29; 0.17
Salads Pattern (ref. 1st tertile)
 2nd tertile 0.78 0.04; 1.52
 3rd tertile 0.46 −0.27; 1.19
Meats Pattern (ref. 1st tertile)
 2nd tertile 0.22 −0.52; 0.96
 3rd tertile −0.16 −0.90; 0.56
Model adjusted a β 95% CI
Traditional Insufficiently active Pattern (ref. 1st tertile)
 2nd tertile −0.50 −1.23, 0.24
 3rd tertile −0.78 −1.57, −0.02
Sufficiently active  2nd tertile 1.99 −0.99, 5.05
 3rd tertile 0.84 −2.09, 3.82
Western Pattern (ref. 1st tertile)
 2nd tertile −0.07 −0.77, 0.63
 3rd tertile 0.14 −0.58, 0.85
Sweetened juice Pattern (ref. 1st tertile)
 2nd tertile 0.17 −0.54, 0.87
 3rd tertile −0.29 −0.99, 0,40
Salads Pattern (ref. 1st tertile)
 2nd tertile 0.37 −0.33, 1.07
 3rd tertile 0.06 −0.62, 0.75
Meats Pattern (ref. 1st tertile)
 2nd tertile 0.01 −0.68, 0.70
 3rd tertile −0.29 −0.98, 0.39
  1. aAdjusted for age, sex, household per capita income, physical activity levels, smoking status, alcohol consumption, total energy intake, misreporting status and lunch patterns
  2. ISA-Capital 2008. Sao Paulo. Brazil