TABLE 3.

Multiple Logistic Regression: Child BMI for Age >85th Sex-Specific Percentile, Year 1999 and 2000 Survey Data (N = 2761)

ParameterEstimateP Value <OR95% CI
Intercept−0.92<.0001
TV/video viewing (h/d)0.06.031.06(1.01–1.15)
Child age (y)0.04.271.04(0.97–1.12)
Child sex0.05.541.06(0.90–1.24)
Parental educational attainment
 Less than high school−0.09.40.92(0.76–1.12)
 Some college−0.13.20.87(0.72–1.06)
Black race0.07.541.07(0.86–1.33)
Hispanic ethnicity0.43<.00011.54(1.26–1.87)
Other race−0.18.250.83(0.61–1.14)
  • White race, female child, and high school parental educational attainment are the reference groups.