Journal of Obesity / 2010 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Diet, Screen Time, Physical Activity, and Childhood Overweight in the General Population and in High Risk Subgroups: Prospective Analyses in the PIAMA Birth Cohort

Table 3

Prevalence of dietary habits and activities at ages 5 and 7 years, stratified by maternal education and by maternal overweight.

Maternal educationMaternal overweight
High/IntermediateLowBMI <25BMI 25
n=3029n=934n=2960n=1003
5 yrs7 yrs5 yrs7 yrs5 yrs7 yrs5 yrs7 yrs

Consumption in highest tertile (%)
 Fast food20.522.435.5**34.7**21.923.830.5**29.9**
 Snacks31.031.241.0**40.3**33.233.233.733.8
 Soft drinks32.132.931.934.331.534.233.830.4*
Member sport club (% no)37.412.641.5*17.9**38.113.539.214.9
Walking/cycling school (% never)36.117.038.018.136.417.137.017.6
Screen time (%> 2 hrs/day)2.34.67.0**9.6**2.95.84.9**5.6
Playing outside (% 1 x/wk)4.13.66.04.84.23.95.43.6

P*<.05 for difference in prevalence of the 2 sub groups at the same age.
  P**<.01 for difference in prevalence of the 2 sub groups at the same age.