Table 3

Crude and adjusted multinomial logistic regression analysis (reference category = normal weight) for overweight and obesity according to criteria proposed by Conde & Monteiro for Brazilian adolescents
Conde & Monteiro
Overweight Obesity
% OR (95% CI) OR* (95% CI) % OR (95% CI) OR* (95% CI)
Sex
Male 16.6 1.06 (1.00-1.12) 1.10 (1.04,1.17) 2.6 0.61 (0.54-0.69) 0.65 (0.57, 0.73)
Female 15.6 1 1 4.3 1 1
Age group (years)
11-12 18.2 1.53 (1.40-1.67) 1.81 (1.65, 1.98) 4.2 2.03 (1.67-2.47) 2.48 (2.03, 3.03)
13-14 15.2 1.22 (1.11-1.33) 1.39 (1.26, 1.52) 2.8 1.26 (1.02-1.54) 1.51 (1.22, 1.86)
15-17 13.0 1 1 2.3 1 1
Geographic Region
Northeastern 13.5 0.94 (0.82-1.07) 0.94 (0.83, 1.07) 2.6 1.17 (0.88-1.57) 1.19 (0.89, 1.59)
Midwestern 16.1 1.16 (1.03-1.31) 1.17 (1.04, 1.32) 2.8 1.30 (1.00-1.70) 1.33 (1.02, 1.75)
Southeastern 15.0 1.08 (0.97-1.19) 1.08 (0.98, 1.20) 3.4 1.58 (1.25-2.00) 1.60 (1.27, 2.03)
Southern 20.5 1.60 (1.44-1.78) 1.80 (1.61, 2.00) 4.7 2.38 (1.87-3.02) 2.74 (2.15, 3.50)
Northern 14.3 1 1 2.2 1 1

* Odds ratio adjusted for all variables.

Note: Bold - variables with p-value <0.05 in the Wald test. OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval.

Pelegrini et al.

Pelegrini et al. Nutrition Journal 2013 12:5   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-5

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