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Table 4 Associations of thinness, overweight and obesity with sex, age, school location and period

From: Excess weight and thinness over two decades (1996–2015) and spatial distribution in children from Jujuy, Argentina

  OR (95% CI)
THINNESS OVERWEIGHT# OBESITY
SEX
 Girls (reference)
 Boys 1.12* (1.02–1.23) 0.91* (0.87–0.96) 0.78* (0.72–0.86)
AGE (years) 0.85* (0.75–0.95) 1.02* (0.96–1.09) 1.17* (1.05–1.30)
ZONE
 Center (reference)
 North 0.98 (0.82–1.16) 0.94 (0.86–1.02) 0.76* (0.66–0.89)
 South 1.00 (0.90–1.11) 0.94* (0.88–0.99) 0.84* (0.76–0.93)
PERIOD
 1996–2001 (reference)
 2010–2015 0.89 (0.75–1.06) 1.23* (1.12–1.34) 1.87* (1.61–2.18)
  1. OR Odds Ratio; CI confidence intervals
  2. *p-value < 0.05
  3. #vs children without excess weight (overweight+obesity)