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Table 2 Association *between health literacy level and overweight/obese in a 12–16 years old population, Nanning, China, 2012

From: Is low health literacy associated with overweight and obesity in adolescents: an epidemiology study in a 12–16 years old population, Nanning, China, 2012

  OR (95% C.I) Significance
Variables   
Low health literacy 1.84 (1.13-2.99) t23 = 2.46, p = 0.014
Age ≥14 years 0.75 (0.48-1.18) t23 = -1.23, p = 0.219
Being a male 1.18 (0.74-1.90) t23 = 0.70, p = 0.485
School performance 0.99 (0.98-1.00) t23 = -3.00, p = 0.003
Parental health   
  Either one was ill 0.47 (0.25-0.89) t23 = -2.31, p = 0.021
  Both were ill 0.69 (0.31-1.56) t23 = -0.89, p = 0.374
Physically inactive 1.35 (0.75-2.42) t23 = -0.99, p = 0.321
  1. *Odds Ratios (OR) and 95% confidence interval (CI) from a logistic regression adjusting for all variables presented and for the cluster sampling effect.