Table 5

Logistic regression analysis for association between dietary behaviors, physical activity and sedentary lifestyle among Pakistani primary school children (n = 1860)

Physical activity > twice a week (n = 988)a

Sedentary lifestyle > one hour a day (n = 909)b


Characteristics

Crude OR (95% CI)

Adjusted OR (95% CI)c

Crude OR (95% CI)

Adjusted OR (95% CI)c


Skipping breakfast (n = 141)

0.65 (0.46-0.92)*

0.63 (0.45-0.89)

1.32 (0.94-1.89)

1.35 (0.95-1.92)

Eating fast food and snacks once a week (n = 798)

1.12 (0.93-1.35)

1.07 (0.88-1.29)

1.80 (1.50-2.18)

1.79 (1.49-2.16)


P < 0.001, P < 0.01, *P < 0.05

aPhysical activity included running or jogging, cycling, housework or yard work, and sports involving physical movement (see details in methods)

bSedentary lifestyle included television viewing, working on computer and playing video games

cThe model is controlled for age and gender

Mushtaq et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:130   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-8-130

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