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Table 3 Regression analysis examining the association between whole food intake (as outcome) and immigrant status classified according to language spoken at home (Language other than English or English only) (as predictor), adjusted for age and sex

From: Dietary changes in migrant adolescents with increasing length of stay in Australia and associated risk of wheeze – a retrospective, cross sectional study

Whole food intake (serves/day) Unadjusted β-coefficient (n = 144) 95 % CI P β-coefficient adjusted for age and sex (n = 144) 95 % CI P
Foods high in Antioxidants      
 Fruit −0.1 −0.3 – 0.2 0.477 −0.1 −0.3 – 0.2 0.558
 Nuts 0.02 −0.1 – 0.1 0.585 0.01 −0.1 – 0.1 0.920
 Tea −0.2 −0.3 – 0.01 0.060 −0.1 −0.3 – 0.1 0.297
Foods high in Saturated/Trans fats      
 Takeaway −0.01 −0.1 – 0.02 0.430 −0.03 −0.1 – 0.01 0.174
 Pies 0.1 −0.01 – 0.1 0.111 0.03 −0.1 – 0.1 0.451
 Chocolate 0.1 −0.1 – 0.2 0.404 0.1 −0.1 – 0.2 0.353
 Cake 0.2 0.1 – 0.4 0.009 0.2 −0.01 – 0.3 0.058
 Ice cream 0.1 −0.05 – 0.2 0.258 0.03 −0.1 – 0.2 0.670
 Crisps 0.2 0.05 – 0.3 0.009 0.2 0.03 – 0.3 0.021
Foods high in omega-3 fats       
 Fish −0.01 −0.1 – 0.1 0.872 −0.027 −0.1 – 0.04 0.421