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Table 2 Logistic Regressions of Food Consumption among Adolescents in California (N = 4029)

From: Excessive recreational computer use and food consumption behaviour among adolescents

  Eating fast food yesterday High-sugar food more than once yesterday Sugary drink more than once yesterday > 5 servings of fruit/vegetable yesterday
  Odds Ratios Odds Ratios Odds Ratios Odds Ratios
Gender (female = 1) 0.91 1.15* 0.61** 0.98
Age 1.05** 0.98 1.09** 0.89**
Parental Education     
   Less than high school Ref. Ref. Ref. Ref.
   High school 1.17 0.95 1.20 0.85
   Some college 1.17 0.89 0.98 0.76**
   College graduate 0.73* 1.02 0.63** 1.25*
Race/Ethnicity     
   White Ref. Ref. Ref. Ref.
   Latino 1.54** 0.91 1.37** 0.90
   Black 1.46** 1.22 1.63** 0.64**
   Asian 1.18 0.84 0.77 1.36**
   American Indian 1.13 1.20 1.31* 1.03
   Pacific Islander 1.45 0.83 0.73 0.70
   Other 1.34* 1.05 1.53** 0.77*
Below poverty line 0.87 1.05 0.77* 1.07
Born in the US 1.02 1.06 1.29 0.93
Living with two parents 1.01 1.10 0.86 1.19*
TV > 3 hrs weekday 1.38** 1.20 1.41** 0.64**
Computer > 3 hrs weekday 1.11 1.08 1.38* 0.68**
TV > 3 hrs weekend day 1.09 1.50** 1.43** 0.80**
Computer > 3 hrs weekend day 1.20 1.02 1.21 0.78*
  1. Note:
  2. *: p-value is less than .05
  3. **: p-value is less than .01