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Table 2 Logistic regression analysis examining influence of CALD background on overweight/obesity and dietary behaviours

From: Weight status and obesity-related dietary behaviours among culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) children in Victoria, Australia

CALD background/ dietary behaviourModel 1 (unadjusted)Model 2 (adjusted)
OR95% CIpOR95% CIp
European
 Overweight/obesity1.220.89–1.670.2181.320.83–2.110.248
 Takeaway ≥1/week1.230.91–1.670.1861.110.82–1.500.519
 EDNP snacks ≥2 /day1.250.90–1.730.1851.180.85–1.650.332
 SSB ≥1/day1.020.72–1.450.9110.890.64–1.220.460
Middle-Eastern
 Overweight/obesity1.941.36–2.76< 0.0011.991.31–3.040.001
 Takeaway ≥1/week1.801.28–2.530.0011.540.99–2.370.053
 EDNP snacks ≥2 /day1.561.09–2.220.0141.501.05–2.150.026
 SSB ≥1/day1.651.15–2.360.0071.570.85–2.920.151
Southern Asian
 Overweight/obesity0.730.48–1.130.1560.710.41–1.130.213
 Takeaway ≥1/week1.611.11–2.330.0131.280.84–1.960.251
 EDNP snacks ≥2 /day1.220.82–1.830.3311.140.77–1.690.513
 SSB ≥1/day0.690.43–1.110.1210.620.37–1.060.080
Southeast Asian
 Overweight/obesity0.690.44–1.100.1180.680.43–1.080.099
 Takeaway ≥1/week2.061.36–3.110.0011.581.06–2.350.024
 EDNP snacks ≥2 /day1.210.78–1.890.3961.170.62–2.200.638
 SSB ≥1/day0.820.50–1.340.4230.680.30–1.550.358
Eastern Asian
 Overweight/obesity0.920.55–1.520.7410.940.55–1.560.808
 Takeaway ≥1/week0.820.50–1.350.4380.720.42–1.220.224
 EDNP snacks ≥2 /day0.870.50–1.520.6190.800.49–1.320.397
 SSB ≥1/day0.620.33–1.170.1370.640.34–1.190.159
African
 Overweight/obesity0.890.56–1.430.6340.930.70–1.240.622
 Takeaway ≥1/week1.941.24–3.050.0041.611.17–2.210.003
 EDNP snacks ≥2 /day1.210.75–1.960.4431.080.81–1.450.591
 SSB ≥1/day1.731.09–2.750.0211.761.30–2.38< 0.001
  1. Reference: non-CALD children. Model 2 adjusted for age, gender, SEIFA, locality and school clustering. p-values in bold indicate a statistically significant association (p < 0.05)
  2. CALD culturally and linguistically diverse, CI confidence interval, EDNP energy-dense nutrient-poor, OR odds ratio, SEIFA Socioeconomic index for areas, SSB sugar sweetened beverage