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Table 10 Linear regression analysis of socio-demographic factors with waist-height ratio (WHtR) among Pakistani primary school children aged five to twelve years (n = 1860)a, b

From: Waist circumference, waist-hip ratio and waist-height ratio percentiles and central obesity among Pakistani children aged five to twelve years

Characteristics Regression coefficient
(95% CI)
Standard error P value
Grade -0.001 (-0.004 to 0.002) 0.001 0.428
Area and SESc -0.010 (-0.013 to -0.006) 0.002 < 0.001
Higher neighborhood income -0.004 (-0.009 to 0.001) 0.002 0.056
Higher parental education 0.004 (0.001 to 0.007) 0.001 0.012
  1. aThe model is controlled for age and gender
  2. bR2 for model = 0.068
  3. cArea and SES strata: 1. Urban with high SES, 2. Urban with middle SES, 3. Urban with low SES, and 4. Rural with low/disadvantaged SES