Skip to main content

Table 4 Crude and adjusted odds ratios of eating habit patterns based on eating quickly and 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
 Not eating quickly and 339 29 (8.6) 1.00   1.00  
 not eating until full       
 Eating quickly and 116 9 (7.8) 0.90 (0.41–1.96) 0.789 0.88 (0.40–1.94) 0.747
 not eating until full       
 Not eating quickly and 376 26 (6.9) 0.79 (0.46–1.38) 0.412 0.76 (0.44–1.33) 0.335
 eating until full       
 Eating quickly and 139 28 (20.1) 2.70 (1.54–4.74) <0.001 2.67 (1.50–4.73) <0.001
 eating until full       
Girls
 Not eating quickly and 385 26 (6.8) 1.00   1.00  
 not eating until full       
 Eating quickly and 56 6 (10.7) 1.66 (0.65–4.22) 0.290 1.60 (0.62–4.14) 0.330
 not eating until full       
 Not eating quickly and 447 30 (6.7) 0.99 (0.58–1.71) 0.981 1.02 (0.59–1.76) 0.952
 eating until full       
 Eating quickly and 70 10 (14.3) 2.30 (1.06–5.02) 0.036 2.59 (1.17–5.73) 0.019
 eating until full       
  1. OR, odds ratio, CI, confidence interval
  2. Adjusted for age, exercise, skipping breakfast, and snack after dinner