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Table 6 Results of logistic regression analysis, adjusted for age, weight and BMI, for selected sociodemographic variables relative to daily versus non-daily breakfast intake among Saudi children

From: Breakfast consumption among Saudi primary-school children relative to sex and socio-demographic factors

VariableDaily versus non-daily breakfast intake a
aOR(95% CI)SEEp-value
Age0.9530.824–1.102.0740.008
Weight0.9930.954–1.0330.0200.717
BMI1.0170.928–1.1150.0470.717
Gender (girls = ref)1.00   
 Boys0.8300.582–1.1840.8300.303
School type (private = ref)1.00   
 Public0.8740.582–1.3000.2030.506
No. of Family member in the house (≥ 10 = ref)1.00   
  6-90.7160.352–1.4560.3620.356
  2-50.6040.274–1.3290.4030.210
Father age (60 + years = ref)1.00   
 50–591.7560.477–6.4600.6550.397
  40-491.5700.418–5.8890.6750.504
  30-392.2300.565–8.8040.7010.252
Mother age (60 + years = ref)1.00   
 50–590.0470.003–0.8161.4510.036
  40-490.0850.005–1.3311.4020.079
  30-390.0950.006–1.5161.4120.096
  < 300.0440.002–0.7701.4650.033
Father education (postgraduate = ref)1.00   
 College degree0.8710.520–1.4650.2640.608
 High school0.5510.301–1.0110.3090.054
  < High school0.5550.231–1.3310.4470.187
Mother education postgraduate = ref)1.00   
 College degree1.8530.665–5.1670.5230.238
 High school1.3990.481–4.0680.5450.538
  < High school2.3750.771–7.3230.5740.132
Family income (>  25,000 = ref)1.00   
 20,001 - 25,0001.7590.819–3.7790.3900.148
 15,001 – 20,0001.3340.670–2.6550.3510.412
 10,001 – 15,0001.0060.507–1.9990.3500.986
 5001 -10,0000.8930.435–1.8300.3660.786
  ≤ 50000.7980.332–1.9170.4470.614
  1. aNon-daily breakfast intake was used as a reference category. aOR adjusted odds ratio, CI confidence interval, ref. reference category, SEE standard error