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Table 2 Factors associated with excess weight in Spanish youth aged 8-17

From: Individual, family and environmental factors associated with pediatric excess weight in Spain: a cross-sectional study

   Crude analysis
   OR 95% CI p
Variables related to the child     
Sex Male 1 Ref.  
  Female 0.79 (0.61 – 1.02) 0.071
Age 8-12 years 1 Ref.  
  13-17 years 0.86 (0.82 – 0.90) 0.000
Physical Activity <30 min/day 1 Ref.  
  ≥30 min/day 0.73 (0.56 – 0.95) 0.019
Sleep duration <9 hrs/night 1 Ref.  
  ≥9 hrs/night 1.06 (0.81 – 1.38) 0.676
Breakfast daily No 1 Ref.  
  Yes 1.47 (0.95 – 2.28) 0.083
Related to the family     
Age of mother Per year Increase 0.97 (0.96 – 0.98) 0.000
Age of father Per year Increase 1.00 (0.99 – 1.00) 0.727
Level of education of adult responsible for food Primary 1 Ref.  
  Secondary/University 0.77 (0.59 – 1.00) 0.051
Occupation of adult responsible for food Professional/ Manager 1 Ref.  
  Unskilled worker/other 0.54 (0.31 – 0.94) 0.028
Employment status of adult responsible for food Self-employed/ Housewife 1 Ref.  
  Unemployed 1.32 (0.87 – 2.01) 0.191
  Employed 1.35 (1.00 – 1.82) 0.052
Related to neighbourhood     
Perception of neighbourhood security Good or very good 1 Ref.  
  Average 1.22 (0.84 – 1.78) 0.300
  Poor or very poor 1.13 (0.52 – 2.46) 0.761
Perception of neighbourhood quality Very poor, poor or average 1 Ref.  
  Good or very good 1.04 (0.74 – 1.45) 0.836
Parental view on child obesity Obesity is bad for health 1 Ref.  
  Obesity is not bad for health 1.85 0.90, 3.83 0.099