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Table 3 Crude and adjusted odds ratios of eating quickly or eating until full for waist-to-height ratio (WHtR) ≥ 0.5

From: Eating quickly is associated with waist-to-height ratio among Japanese adolescents: a cross-sectional survey

Variables Total WHtR ≥ 0.5 Crude Adjusted
  N n (%) OR (95% CI) P-value OR (95% CI) P-value
Boys
 Eating quickly       
 Yes 255 37 (14.5) 2.04 (1.31–3.18) 0.002 2.05 (1.31–3.23) 0.002
 No 715 55 (7.7) 1.00   1.00  
 Eating until full       
 Yes 515 54 (10.5) 1.29 (0.83–1.99) 0.259 1.25 (0.80–1.95) 0.321
 No 455 38 (8.4) 1.00   1.00  
Girls
 Eating quickly       
 Yes 126 16 (12.7) 2.02 (1.12–3.64) 0.020 2.09 (1.15–3.81) 0.016
 No 832 56 (6.7) 1.00   1.00  
Eating until full       
 Yes 517 40 (7.7) 1.07 (0.66–1.74) 0.779 1.12 (0.68–1.82) 0.662
 No 441 32 (7.3) 1.00   1.00  
  1. OR, odds ratio, CI, confidence interval
  2. Adjusted for age, exercise, skipping breakfast, and snack after dinner