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Table 3 Bivariate analysis based on the logistic regression model (OR and p-value) of the adolescent's characteristic to pattern 1 (obesogenic behavior) among Brazilian adolescents. – ERICA, Brazil, 2013–2014

From: The coexistence of obesogenic behaviors among Brazilian adolescents and their associated factors

Variable Obesogenic behaviora
n(%) OR(IC95%)
Sex
 Male 8,216(38.68) Ref
 Female 13,025(61.32) 1.42(1.29 – 1.55)**
Skin color (self-reported)
 White 7,501(36.13) Ref
 Black 1,770(8.52) 1.28(1.12 – 1.47)**
 Brown 10,766(51.85) 1.09(1.01 – 1.18)*
 Yellow 563(2.71) 1.04(0.84 – 1.27)
 Indigenous 163(0.79) 1.35(0.95 – 1.92)
Age
 12 – 13 5,724(26.95) Ref
 14 – 15 8,402(39.56) 1.23(1.12 – 1.35)**
 16 – 17 7,115(33.50) 1.00(0.90 – 1.12)
Meals with the guardians
 Never 2,028(11.22) Ref
 Sometimes 4,484(24.81) 0.82(0.72 – 0.95)*
 Always 11,558(63.96) 0.66(0.59 – 0.74)**
Sleep time 8.62(3.61)b 0.95(0.94—0.96)**
Favored region
 Yes (Midwest, South and Southeast) 11,826(55.68) Ref
 No (North and Northeast) 9,415(44.32) 0.64(0.58 – 0.71)**
Wealth proxy
 High 4,296(21.40) Ref
 Medium 15,297(76.19) 1.07(0.97 – 1.17)
 Low 485(2.42) 0.83(0.62 – 1.13)
  1. Note: OR Odds Ratio, 95%CI Confidence Interval
  2. *p < 0.05; **p < 0.001
  3. aThird tertile of the pattern of obesogenic behavior, n = 21.241
  4. bMean (SD)