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Table 2 Unweighted and weighted prevalence of observed predictor and outcome variables

From: Energy balance-related factors associating with adolescent weight loss intent: evidence from the 2017 National Youth Risk Behavior Survey

Variable Level Unweighted Count Unweighted Percent Weighted Percent
Weight Loss Intent Not intending to lose weight 6079 52.7% 52.9%
Intending to lose weight 5462 47.3% 47.1%
Weight Self-Perception Not perceived as overweight 9605 68.7% 68.5%
Perceived as overweight 4381 31.3% 31.5%
Television Watching Less than 3 h of television/day 10,790 77.8% 79.3%
3 or more hours of television/day 3077 22.2% 20.7%
Video Games Less than 3 h of video game playing/day 7855 56.8% 57.0%
3 or more hours of video game playing/day 5984 43.2% 43.0%
Physical Activity (PA) Less than 60 min of PA/day 10,796 75.8% 73.9%
60 min of PA/day 3442 24.2% 26.1%
Sports Participation No sports teams 5307 45.3% 45.7%
At least 1 sports team 6413 54.7% 54.3%
Muscular Strength Exercising Less than 3 days of strength exercising 5389 50.3% 48.9%
3 or more days of strength exercising 5324 39.7% 51.1%
Breakfast Consumption Do not consume breakfast everyday 7783 65.3% 64.7%
Consume breakfast everyday 4135 34.7% 35.3%
Consume Fruit Do not consume fruit 1758 12.2% 11.1%
Consume fruit at least once per week 12,631 87.8% 88.9%
Consume Salad Do not consume salad 5972 42.6% 40.7%
Consume salad at least once per week 8053 57.4% 59.3%
Consume Potatoes Do not consume potatoes 5155 36.8% 34.6%
Consume potatoes at least once per week 8872 63.2% 65.4%
Consume Carrots Do not consume carrots 7890 56.4% 54.7%
Consume carrots at least once per week 6099 43.6% 45.3%
Consume Other Vegetables Do not consume other vegetables 2720 19.5% 18.5%
Consume other vegetables at least once per week 11,215 80.5% 81.5%
  1. PA stands for physical activity; a weighting factor was applied to each adolescent to adjust for nonresponse and the oversampling of Black and Hispanic adolescents