Table 3

Adjusted odds ratios (OR and 95% CI) for overweight and obese Québec and Jamaican children by selected characteristics, by sex and by both sexes combined

Overweight or obese Québec children#

Overweight or obese Jamaican children##


Characteristic

Category

Girls

Boys

All

Girls

Boys

All


Family SES

Tertile 1 (Low)

1

1

1

1

1

1

Tertile 2 (Middle)

0.87 (0.5-1.5)

0.92 (0.5-1.6)

0.89 (0.6-1.3)

1.87 (1.0-3.4)*

1.75 (0.8-3.9)

1.83(1.1-3.0)*

Tertile 3 (High)

0.97 (0.5-1.7)

0.91 (0.5-1.7)

0.95 (0.6-1.4)

1.74 (0.9-3.3)

2.37 (1.2-4.9)*

2.00(1.3-3.2)*


Family type

Two-parent family

1

1

1

1

1

1

Blended family

0.91 (0.5-1.7)

1.14 (0.6-2.2)

1.0 (0.7-1.6)

1.0 (0.6-1.6)

0.59 (0.3-1.6)

0.82(0.6-1.2)

Single-parent family

1.82 (0.9-3.4)

1.37 (0.7-2.5)

1.63 (1.0-2.5)*

0.79 (0.4-1.3)

0.69(0.3-1.2)

0.74(0.5-1.1)


Household food insecurity

No

1

1

1

1

1

1

Yes

4.99 (2.4-10.5)*

1.56 (0.7-3.3)

3.03 (1.8-5.0)*

0.72 (0.4-1.2)

0.58 (0.3-1.3)

0.65(0.4-0.9)*


*Significantly different from the reference category (P ≤ 0.05)

# Models adjusted for consumption of pastry and vegetables and for physical activity

## Models adjusted for physical activity

Dubois et al. BMC Public Health 2011 11:199   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-199

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