Table 1

The schoolchildren described by the applied variables, % (n)
Boys Girls Total
11 years 13 years 15 years 11 years 13 years 15 years
% N % N % N % N % N % N N = 3291
Dependent variables
Low frequency of fruit intake
   Yes 56.0 335 60.1 382 70.3 329 53.1 285 56.7 351 60.3 261 1943
   No 43.6 261 39.8 253 29.3 137 46.6 250 43.1 267 39.7 172 1340
   Missing 0.4 2 0.1 1 0.4 2 0.3 2 0.2 1 0.0 0 8
Low frequency of vegetable intake
   Yes 75.1 449 72.5 461 78.2 366 65.0 349 68.2 422 64.0 277 2324
   No 23.9 143 27.0 172 21.4 100 34.3 184 31.7 196 35.8 155 950
   Missing 1.0 6 0.5 3 0.4 2 0.7 4 0.1 1 0.2 1 17
Independent variables
Breakfast consumption
   Irregular 17.9 107 27.0 172 34.0 159 24.0 129 36.8 228 45.3 196 991
   Regular 79.3 474 71.9 457 65.0 304 74.5 400 62.4 386 54.3 235 2256
   Missing 2.8 17 1.1 7 1.0 5 1.5 8 0.8 5 0.4 2 44
Sneak consumption
   Irregular 53.3 319 45.4 289 50.0 234 37.8 203 39.4 244 49.7 215 1504
   Regular 44.0 263 54.6 347 49.6 232 60.9 327 60.6 375 50.3 218 1762
   Missing 2.7 16 0.0 0 0.4 2 1.3 7 0.0 0 0.0 0 25
Covariates
Nutritional status
   Overweight 15.1 90 14.0 89 14.1 66 10.1 54 9.0 56 9.2 40 395
   Not overweight 65.2 372 58.3 371 75.6 354 57.9 311 76.9 476 83.4 361 2245
   Missing 22.7 136 27.7 176 10.3 48 32.0 172 14.1 87 7.4 32 651
Intended weight loss
   Yes 13.2 79 10.7 68 8.5 40 12.3 66 19.1 118 23.8 103 474
   No 86.3 516 88.7 564 91.5 428 87.5 470 80.8 500 76.0 329 2807
   Missing 0.5 3 0.6 4 0.0 0 0.2 1 0.1 1 0.2 1 10
See oneself as fat
   Yes 19.9 119 19.3 123 17.3 81 22.2 119 27.0 167 33.0 143 752
   No 78.6 470 79.6 506 82.3 385 77.7 417 72.5 449 66.1 286 2513
   Missing 1.5 9 1.1 7 0.4 2 0.1 1 0.5 3 0.9 4 26
Family type
   Traditional 76.6 458 79.1 503 80.3 376 79.1 425 79.5 792 79.0 342 2596
   Single parent 13.4 80 14.3 91 16.5 77 15.1 81 16.6 103 18.7 81 513
   Others 3.7 22 2.0 13 1.3 6 1.1 6 1.3 8 1.4 6 61
   Missing 6.3 38 4.6 29 1.9 9 4.7 25 2.6 16 0.9 4 121
FAS
   High 49.0 293 55.7 354 58.1 272 42.6 229 53.2 329 49.0 212 1689
   Medium 36.0 215 36.3 231 34.8 163 44.9 241 40.2 249 41.6 180 1279
   Low 9.4 56 6.0 38 5.8 27 10.8 58 5.8 36 7.9 34 249
   Missing 5.6 34 2.0 13 1.3 6 1.7 9 0.8 5 1.5 7 74

Lazzeri et al.

Lazzeri et al. Nutrition Journal 2013 12:123   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-123

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