Table 3

Association of Demographic Characteristics and Frequency of Fast Food Meals (FFM) with Consumption of Sugar-Sweetened Beverages among 599 Mexican-origin Women, by Country of Birth

Variable

U.S.-Born (n = 194)

Coefficient (SE)

Mexico-born (n = 405)

Coefficient (SE)


Age

-0.02 (0.01)

-0.02 (0.01)***

≥ 1 Child in household

-0.01 (0.36)

-0.71 (0.20)***

Lone parent household

0.22 (0.31)

0.42 (0.19)*

FFM consumption/week

0.38 (0.09)***

0.32 (0.08)***


Intercept

2.04 (0.61)***

2.73 (0.35)***

Adjusted R2 of model

0.098

0.116

Significance of χ2 in model

< 0.0001

< 0.0001


Dependent variable is consumption of regular soda or sugar-sweetened beverages on an average day. All variables simultaneously entered.

Statistically significant at the level of: * p < 0.05 ** p < 0.01 *** p < 0.001

Sharkey et al. Nutrition Journal 2011 10:101   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-101

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