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Table 3 Multinomial regression analysis model for the variables associated with child’s BMI #

From: Prevalence of underweight, overweight and obesity among Palestinian school-age children and the associated risk factors: a cross sectional study

VariableOverweightObeseUnderweightPseudo R-Square
(Nagelkerke)
BSEOR (95%CI)BSEOR (95%CI)BSEOR (95%CI)
Gender*
Female
0.470.351.6 (0.8–3.20)0.870.542.24 (0.78–6.44)3.160.9223.47 (3.87–141.77)0.72
Screen time‡
< 30 min
0.810.482.25 (.89–5.70)0.80.732.22(0.54–9.25)0.050.81.05 (0.22–5.04)
60 min−0.240.390.79 (0.37–1.69)− 0.940.580.39 (0.13–1.20)− 0.360.640.70 (0.20–2.42)
Fish intake±
Never
−0.400.450.67 (0.28–1.60)−0.60.630.55 (0.16–1.87)− 0.120.760.89 (0.20–3.92)
Chocolate±
Never
0.750.832.11 (0.41–10.77)0.051.421.05 (0.06–16.99)2.681.3914.61 (0.96–221.74)
Diet beverage±
Never
−0.500.530.61 (0.22–1.70)− 0.740.760.48 (0.11–2.13)1.181.173.25 (0.33–32.14)
Sweets intake±
Never
0.520.681.68 (0.44–6.34)−0.660.980.52 (0.08–3.49)0.700.962.01 (0.31–13.18)
Living place©
City
0.410.411.50 (0.68–3.34)1.280.613.58 (1.09–11.81)−3.110.790.04 (0.01–0.21)
Transporting means to school°
Bus
0.210.391.23 (0.58–2.65)0.60.531.82 (0.64–5.15)−1.030.760.36 (0.08–1.57)
Mothers weight^0.0010.021.00 (0.97–1.03)0.02.021.02 (0.97–1.06)0.020.031.02 (0.97–1.08)
Fathers BMI^−0.002.041.00 (0.92–1.08)0.090.061.09 (0.98–1.22)0.100.061.11 (0.98–1.25)
Age^−0.400.140.67 (0.51–0.88)−0.950.210.39 (0.26–0.58)0.070.231.07 (0.68–1.68)
WC^0.320.041.38 (1.27–1.50)0.580.061.79 (1.59–2.02)−0.330.10.72 (0.60–0.87)
  1. #: Reference category (Normal weight); *: male; ‡:> 60 min; ±: yes;©: village; °: walking; ^: OR: odd ratio. CI: confidence intervals