Table 1

Demographics and key exposures of participants, aged 2–5 years, from NHANES 1999–2002 by weight status.*

Normal weight

At risk for overweight or overweight

Total


Gender

Female

51.8 +/- 2.4

51.8 +/- 3.5

51.8 +/- 2.1

Male

48.3 +/- 2.4

48.2 +/- 3.5

48.2 +/- 2.1

Race/Ethnicity

Non-Hispanic white

63.6 +/-2.8

56.1 +/- 4.2

62.0 +/- 2.7

Non-Hispanic black

13.9 +/- 2.1

15.1 +/- 2.8

14.2 +/- 2.1

Mexican-American

12.6 +/- 1.8

14.9 +/- 2.0

13.1 +/- 1.6

Other

9.9 +/- 1.8

13.9 +/- 2.9

10.8 +/- 1.8

Poverty Income Ratio

< 1

26.4 +/- 1.7

25.0 +/- 2.7

26.1 +/- 1.5

≥ 1 < 2

24.1 +/- 2.1

33.3 +/- 5.5

26.1 +/- 2.4

≥ 2 < 3

15.5 +/- 1.7

15.3 +/- 3.2

15.5 +/- 1.7

≥ 3 < 4

13.3 +/- 1.7

6.8 +/- 2.0

11.9 +/- 1.4

≥ 4 < 5

8.3 +/- 1.5

5.5 +/- 2.1

7.7 +/- 1.4

≥ 5

12.4 +/- 1.8

14.1 +/- 3.7

12.7 +/- 1.8

Television/video use

≤ 2 hours/day

70.7 +/- 2.0

60.8 +/- 3.8

68.6 +/- 2.1

> 2 hours/day

29.3 +/- 2.0

39.2 +/- 3.8

31.4 +/- 2.1

Computer use

0 hours/day

45.6 +/- 2.2

39.9 +/- 3.7

44.3 +/- 2.1

< 1 hour/day

37.9 +/- 2.0

39.2 +/- 3.8

38.2 +/- 1.9

1 hour/day

11.2 +/- 0.9

12.0 +/- 2.3

11.4 +/- 0.8

2 hours/day

3.3 +/- 0.7

6.4 +/- 1.9

4.0 +/- 0.7

3 hours/day

1.1 +/- 0.4

0.9 +/- 0.4

1.0 +/- 0.3

4 hours/day

0.3 +/- 0.2

0.7 +/- 0.7

0.4 +/- 0.2

≥ 5 hours/day

0.6 +/- 0.3

0.9 +/- 0.7

0.7 +/- 0.3

Media use

≤ 2 hours/day

64.4 +/- 2.0

56.7 +/-3.8

62.7 +/- 2.0

> 2 hours/day

35.6 +/- 2.0

43.3 +/-3.8

37.3 +/- 2.0


* Estimated percentages +/- standard errors are given. n = 1340 for gender, race/ethnicity, poverty income ratio, and TV/video use; n = 1337 for computer use and media use. Overall, 22.0% +/- 1.5% were overweight or at risk for overweight.

P = 0.026 for the Pearson chi-squared statistic

P = 0.0021 for the Pearson chi-squared statistic

Mendoza et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:44   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-4-44

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