Table 4

Crude prevalence ratio (PR) and confidence intervals (95% CI) for overweight and over-fat relative to chronological age, estimated biological maturity status and cardiorespiratory fitness categories for males (nā€‰=ā€‰626) and females (nā€‰=ā€‰580)
Poisson regression
Sex Variable Category Overweight and obese Over-fat
PR crude PR crude
Males Chronological age 0.99 (0.97-1.01) 0.96 (0.94-0.99)
% Estimated mature stature Late 1 1
On time 1.23 (1.18-1.27) 1.11 (0.95-1.30)
Early 1.52 (1.46-1.59) 1.29 (1.01-1.52)
Cardiorespiratory fitness Unfit 1 1
Fit 0.86 (0.81-0.91) 0.86 (0.82-0.91)
Females Chronological age 1.01 (0.99-1.03) 1.02 (0.99-1.04)
% Estimated mature stature Late 1 1
On time 1.21 (1.15-1.27) 1.07 (1.01-1.13)
Early 1.77 (1.67-1.86) 1.48 (1.38-1.60)
Cardiorespiratory fitness Unfit 1 1
Fit 0.87 (0.82-0.91) 0.88 (0.84-0.93)

Overweight and obesity by IOTF criteria [17]; Over-fat, >25% for boys and >30% for girls [19,20]; CRF categories were based on age- and sex-specific cut-offs of the FITNESSGRAM [23].

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