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Table 2 Prevalence of overweight (obesity inclusive) by selected sociodemographic characteristics and television viewing among 11,137 children aged 5 to 12 years. Analysis conducted from the National Nutrition Survey (ENSIN) Colombia. 2005

From: Television viewing and its association with overweight in Colombian children: results from the 2005 National Nutrition Survey: A cross sectional study

Characteristics P* SE p
All participants 11.1 0.05  
Age groups, yrs    
5–8 11.3 0.08 < 0.001
9–12 10.9 0.06  
Sex    
Male 10.0 0.08 < 0.001
Female 12.2 0.04  
Socio Economic Status    
Level 1 (Lowest) 5.0 0.08 < 0.001
Level 2 11.8 0.06  
Levels 3 to 6 (Middle-high) 17.2 0.05  
Levels of urbanization    
Level I (rural an urban areas with 10.000 inhs or less) 8.5 0.07 < 0.001
Level II (10.001 to 30.000 inhs) 11.6 0.03  
Level III (30.001 to 100.000 inhs) 14.1 0.09  
Level IV (more than 100.000 inhs) 14.6 0.01  
Television viewing exposure levels    
< 2 hrs/day 8.5 0.05 < 0.001
2 – 3.9 hrs/day 13.5 0.10  
4 or more hrs/day 13.0 0.05  
  1. *Weighted percentage (P) and standard error (SE)