Table 4: Body mass index and waist circumference trend across fast food quartiles.

VariablesQuartiles of fast food intake 𝑃 1
Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
[<51.8 g/week] 𝑛 = 3 5 [51.9–100.7 g/week] 𝑛 = 3 4 [100.8–214.9 g/week] 𝑛 = 3 6 [>215 g/week] 𝑛 = 3 5

Model 14
BMI2 1 8 . 3 ± 2 . 6 3 1 9 . 3 ± 2 . 6 1 9 . 6 ± 3 . 4 2 2 . 3 ± 3 . 2 0.001
WC2 6 4 . 2 ± 7 . 2 6 8 . 7 ± 9 . 2 6 8 . 9 ± 8 . 3 7 4 . 2 ± 9 . 5 0.001
Model 25
BMI 1 8 . 7 ± 2 . 9 1 9 . 8 ± 2 . 8 1 9 . 8 ± 2 . 8 2 1 . 0 ± 3 . 3 0.058
WC 6 5 . 7 ± 8 . 8 6 9 . 6 ± 8 . 5 6 9 . 3 ± 8 . 4 7 1 . 4 ± 9 . 9 0.103

1 𝑃 values are computed by multivariate analysis of variance [MANOVA].
2BMI: body mass index; WC: waist circumference.
3Values were presented as mean ± SD.
4Model 1: crude model.
5Model 2: energy-adjusted model.