Table 4

Adjusted odds ratios (OR) and 95% confidence intervals (CI) for association of body weight status with television exposure, at baseline and at follow-up six-years later.

Medium TV exposure

High TV exposure


OR

95% CI

OR

95% CI


Adjusted for covariates*

Overweight or obese at baseline

1.22

1.12, 1.34

1.43

1.29, 1.58

Overweight or obese at follow-up

1.14

1.04, 1.25

1.16

1.05, 1.27

Adjusted for sport index§, total kcals§, and covariates*

Overweight or obese at baseline

1.21

1.10, 1.33

1.40

1.27, 1.56

Overweight or obese at follow-up

1.13

1.04, 1.24

1.13

1.03, 1.25

Adjusted for baseline sport index§, total kcals§, BMI, and covariates*

Overweight or obese at follow-up

1.03

0.92, 1.15

0.93

0.83, 1.04


* Covariates included baseline age, gender, education, health status, smoking, and race-center coded as indicator variables

§ Baseline value of variable

Referent: low television exposure

Meyer et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2008 5:68   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-5-68

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