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Table 2 Prospective associations (b (95% CI)) of body fatness on screen time in Dutch adolescents, adjusted for ethnicity and aerobic fitness.

From: Direction of the association between body fatness and self-reported screen time in Dutch adolescents

  Boys Girls
BMI - b (95% CI)
Δ TV viewing -0.11 (-2.22;1.99) 0.92 (-0.89;2.74)
Δ Computer use 0.60 (-2.05;3.25) 0.68 (-1.58;2.93)
WC - b (95% CI)
Δ TV viewing 0.08 (-0.77;0.92) 0.11 (-0.63;0.86)
Δ Computer use 0.43 (-0.63;1.50) 0.27 (-0.66;1.20)
HC - b (95% CI)
Δ TV viewing 0.33 (-0.43;1.10) 0.35 (-0.36;1.06)
Δ Computer use 0.66 (-0.30;1.61) 0.73 (-0.17;1.63)
SKINFOLD - b (95% CI)
Δ TV viewing 0.05 (-0.26;0.37) 0.01 (-0.24;0.26)
Δ Computer use -0.13 (-0.53;0.28) 0.01 (-0.35;0.37)
  1. * = significant association between body fatness and changes in screen time
  2. BMI, body mass index, m/kg2; CI, Confidence Interval; Computer use in min/day; HC, hip circumference, cm; Skinfold, skinfold thickness, mm; TV, television viewing, min/day; WC, waist circumference, cm.