Table 4: Health-related behaviors and lifestyle risks of pediatric patients with obesity, by age group and race/ethnicity.

Health behavior/lifestyle risk3–5 years6–11 years12–17 years
WhiteNH ( = 248) %Black ( = 116) %Hispanic ( = 519) %Asian/PI ( = 134) %WhiteNH ( = 820) %Black ( = 376) %Hispanic ( = 1561) %Asian/PI ( = 437) %WhiteNH ( = 889) %Black( = 401) %Hispanic( = 1331) %Asian/PI ( = 376) %

Eating breakfast <6 times a week19.725.033.3a37.6a21.435.2a39.5a35.5a48.270.4a62.8a56.0a
Eating meals with family <5 times a week27.936.339.5a30.628.655.4a41.0a39.2a45.667.4a57.5a48.0
Eating <5 servings of fruits/vegetables a day37.138.849.0a52.2a52.848.355.558.059.460.363.9a62.5
 Eating <3 servings of vegetables a day58.156.160.761.266.358.0a67.264.370.466.074.267.2
 Eating <3 servings of fruit a day35.241.447.6a51.9a52.355.354.259.4a62.565.265.060.9
Eating ≥3 sugary or salty snacks a day20.722.623.133.8a23.636.6a27.329.6a31.338.2a29.830.7
Drinking ≥2 sugary or juice drinks a day44.067.2a64.3a57.1a43.176.9a64.6a57.0a49.476.8a65.0a50.1
60 min exercise outside PE <5 times a week35.150.9a47.0a50.8a55.658.767.5a76.1a65.168.170.1a67.5
 60 min exercise <3 times a week10.514.019.1a23.5a20.828.0a29.7a40.1a33.839.839.3a34.4
TV, computer, or video games ≥3 hours/day23.843.5a30.236.6a37.546.2a43.6a49.5a62.172.0a61.463.9
Inadequate number of hours of sleep/night14.517.0a6.35.21.42.11.00.77.012.2a9.7a6.2

WhiteNH = non-Hispanic white; Asian/PI = Asian or Pacific Islander. PE = school-based physical education or recess; TV = television. Column s are approximate due to missing data.
1Sleep <8 hours per day (including naps) for ages 3–5 and <7 hours per night for ages 6–17.
Significantly () different from non-Hispanic whites after adjusting for child’s sex.