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Table 4 Adjusted logistic regression models for predicting overweight and obesity (BMI) and abdominal obesity (WHtR ≥ 0.5) in children and adolescents

From: Associations between childhood overweight, obesity, abdominal obesity and obesogenic behaviors and practices in Australian homes

Children Adolescents
Obesity/overweight (BMI) AORa (95% CI) P value   AORa (95% CI) P value
Does not eat breakfast daily 1.36 (1.01–1.71) 0.038 Does not eat breakfast daily 1.42 (1.16–1.74) 0.001
TV in the bedroom 1.52 (1.12–2.08) 0.007 Sweet used as a reward for good behavior 2.36 (1.14–4.84) 0.02
    No screen time rules 1.25 (1.04–1.50) 0.01
Abdominal obesity (WHtR ≥ 0.5)
 Does not eat breakfast daily 1.54 (1.06–2.22) 0.021 Does not eat breakfast daily 1.37 (1.09–1.73) 0.007
 No screen time rules 1.66 (1.16–2.38) 0.005    
 TV in the bedroom 1.75 (1.26–2.43) 0.001    
  1. WHtR waist-to-height ratio
  2. aadjusted for age, sex, socio-economic status, rural/urban residence, cultural background, meeting daily physical activity recommendation and other variables listed in the model