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Table 5 Association between overweight and obesity of students and overweight and obesity of parents

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

  Overweight and obesity of students P
N %
Overweight and obesity of fathers
  Absent 38 21.8 0.135
  Present 84 28.6
Overweight and obesity of mothers
  Absent 67 21.2 0.048
  Present 78 28.6
  1. p = level of significance of the chi-square test.