Table 4

Odds ratios (OR) and confidence intervals (CI) for being overweight (including obesity) for TV viewing during dinner, TV viewing, PC use and physical exercise behavior (adjusted for each other), separately for boys and girls participating in the Pro Children study.

Boys (n = 3809)

Girls (n = 4100)


Behavior

OR*

95% CI

OR*

95% CI


TV during dinner every day

1.31

1.07

1.59

1.30

1.06

1.59

TV viewing > 2 hours/day

1.33

1.11

1.61

1.30

1.07

1.58

PC use > 1 hours/day

1.15

0.95

1.39

1.09

0.86

1.39

Physical exercise ≤ 3 hours/week

1.57

1.29

1.90

1.17

0.94

1.46


* ORs are adjusted for each other and for age; random intercept was allowed on country and school level

te Velde et al. BMC Public Health 2007 7:16   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-7-16

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