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Table 4 Association between present status of weight x birth weight

From: Childhood overweight and obesity in a region of Italian immigration in Southern Brazil: a cross-sectional study

  Overweight and obesity childhood p for linear association
Absent Present
N % N %
Birth weight      0,040
<2500 g 36 87,8 5 12,2
2500 g < and < 4000 g 370 75,2 122 24,8
>4000 g 24 63,2 14 36,8
  1. p = minimal significance level of the chi-square test.