TABLE 3.

Factors That Are Independently Associated With Diet and Exercise Counseling at WCVs Among Children and Youths 2–18 Years of Age (N = 3514): NAMC and NHAMC Surveys, 1997–2000

Diet CounselingExercise Counseling
OR95% CIPOR95% CIP
Diagnosis of obesity
    No (referent)1.01.0
    Yes12.93.0–55.3.00110.52.7–40.7.001
Age, y
    2–5 (referent)1.01.0
    6–110.80.6–1.1.12.11.5–3.1<.001
    12–180.70.5–1.0.052.81.9–4.2<.001
Race
    White (referent)1.01.0
    Black0.70.4–1.2.160.50.3–0.8.01
    Other1.10.6–1.9.841.30.6–2.8.44
Survey
    NHAMCS (referent)1.01.0
    NAMCS1.40.9–2.1.071.50.9–2.4.13
Insurance
    Private (referent)1.01.0
    Medicaid0.80.5–1.2.310.60.4–1.1.09
    Other1.30.8–2.2.321.00.4–2.8.96
    Self-pay0.60.4–0.9.030.50.3–0.97.04
Provider specialty
    General practice/family physician (referent)1.01.0
    Pediatric2.51.6–3.9<.0011.61.0–2.7.06
    Other0.40.1–1.1.080.30.1–0.9.03
  • Characteristics from either bivariate analysis with P ≤ .1 were included in both multivariate-regression models. Proportions are weighted to be nationally representative data.