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Table 2 Adjusted OR (CI 95%) for low fruit intake by frequency of breakfast, lunch and evening meal, separately for boys and girls in three age groups. Adjusted for covariates

From: Fruit and vegetable intake is associated with frequency of breakfast, lunch and evening meal: cross-sectional study of 11-, 13-, and 15-year-olds

  All
schoolchildren
Boys Girls Sex
interaction
Boys    Age
interaction
Girls    Age
interaction
     P-value 11 years 13 years 15 years P-value 11 years 13 years 15 years P-value
Breakfast             
Irregular vs. regular 1.42
(1.12-1.79)
1.12
(0.77-1.63)
1.63
(1.21-2.21)
0.1609 0.52
(0.30-0.90)
4.99
(1.90-13.07) A
1.69
(0.69-4.13)A
0.0011 1.55
(0.81-2.96)
1.80
(1.08-3.01)
1.64
(1.02-2.61)
0.9574
Lunch             
Irregular vs. regular 1.68
(1.39-2.04)
1.95
(1.44-2.63)
1.49
(1.16-1.92)
0.2099 1.26
(0.78-2.04)
2.46
(1.36-4.45) A
4.11
(1.89-8.93) A
0.0423 1.70
(1.00-2.88)
1.38
(0.92-2.09)
1.54
(1.01-2.37)
0.8220
Evening meal             
Irregular vs. regular 1.24
(0.93-1.66)
1.23
(0.74-2.07)
1.30
(0.92-1.83)
0.9120 0.98
(0.44-2.14)
1.11
(0.44-2.76)A
7.62
(0.89-65.05)A
0.2028 1.01
(0.47-2.17)
1.66
(0.87-3.17)
1.21
(0.72-2.02)
0.6605
  1. AThe analyses were performed using PROC LOGISTIC because PROC GLIMMIX did not converge
  2. The analyses including the full study population were adjusted for the covariates: sex, age, intended weight loss, body perception, overweight, family type and family social class
  3. The sex stratified analyses were adjusted for the same covariates except sex
  4. The sex and age stratified analyses were adjusted for the same covariates except sex and age