Table 4

Crude and adjusted multinomial logistic regression analysis (reference category = normal weight) for overweight and obesity according to criteria proposed by IOTF for Brazilian adolescents
IOTF
Overweight Obesity
% OR (95% CI) OR* (95% CI) % OR (95% CI) OR* (95% CI)
Sex
Male 11.7 0.98 (0.92-1.05) 1.02 (0.96-1.09) 2.8 1.23 (1.07-1.42) 1.30 (1.14, 1.50)
Female 12.0 1 1 2.3 1 1
Age group (years)
11-12 13.2 1.33 (1.21-1.47) 1.55 (1.40, 1.72) 3.1 1.73 (1.40-2.15) 2.17 (1.74, 2.71)
13-14 10.8 1.05 (0.95-1.16) 1.19 (1.07, 1.32) 2.3 1.27 (1.01-1.60) 1.51 (1.20, 1.90)
15-17 10.4 1 1 1.9 1 1
Geographic Region
Northeastern 9.8 1.06 (0.77-1.47) 1.06 (0.91, 1.24) 2.0 1.07 (0.77-1.47) 1.05 (0.76, 1.46)
Midwestern 11.4 1.27 (1.11-1.45) 1.28 (1.11, 1.46) 2.3 1.26 (0.94-1.68) 1.26 (0.94, 1.69)
Southeastern 11.3 1.26 (1.11-1.42) 1.26 (1.12, 1.43) 2.5 1.39 (1.08-1.81) 1.40 (1.08, 1.81)
Southern 15.3 1.81 (1.60-2.05) 1.96 (1.73, 2.23) 3.6 2.15 (1.65-2.79) 2.49 (1.91, 3.24)
Northern 9.3 1 1 1.9 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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