Table 3

Estimates of the prevalence ratio, tendency (p) and confidence intervals (CI95%) by crude and fitted analyses for the association between the unhealthy food consumption and maternal education level, 2008
Food Crude Fitted
PR CI PR CI
Processed juice (p = 0.0008)
College 1 - 1 -
High school 0.87 0.68 - 1.1 1.02 0.79 - 1.31
Elementary school 1.15 0.91 - 1.46 1.36 1.07 - 1.74
No schooling 1.56 0.98 - 2.50 1.99 1.12 - 3.54
Sodas (p = 0.0001)
College 1 - 1 -
High school 1.44 1.03 - 2.01 1.73 1.22- 2.47
Elementary school 2.51 1.81 - 3.50 2.83 1.99 - 4.03
No schooling 2.30 1.26 - 4.21 2.34 1.10- 4.99
Coffee (p = 0.0001)
College 1 - 1 -
High school 1.96 1.32 - 2.92 2.10 1.34 - 3.28
Elementary school 3.06 2.07 - 4.51 3.10 1.99 - 4.84
No schooling 4.20 2.19 - 8.06 3.23 1.41 - 7.42
Cookies/Salted Snacks (p = 0.0001)
College 1 - 1 -
High school 1.10 1.01 - 1.21 1.30 1.20 - 1.41
Elementary school 1.23 1.12 - 1.34 1.41 1.30 - 1.53
No schooling 1.36 1.11 - 1.66 1.27 1.04 - 1.54
Sugar or honey (p = 0.0001)
College 1 - 1 -
High school 1.24 1.13- 1.36 1.40 1.28 - 1.54
Elementary school 1.44 1.31 - 1.58 1.61 1.46 - 1.78
No schooling 1.72 1.41 - 2.07 1.9 1.55 - 2.34

Variables controlled for: child’ sex, maternal age, maternal work, breastfeeding status, region of residence and age of the child in days.

Saldiva et al.

Saldiva et al. Nutrition Journal 2014 13:33   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-13-33

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