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Table 4 Linear regression models for obesogenic risk behaviours (IV) and health related quality of life (DV, scores possible from 20-100 where higher scores reflect higher health related quality of life) for males and females, accounting for age and clustering effects of school which participant attended

From: Associations between combined overweight and obesity, lifestyle behavioural risk and quality of life among Australian regional school children: baseline findings of the Goulburn Valley health behaviours monitoring study

  Males Females
  b 95%CI p b 95%CI p
Physical activity 1(=>5+day)
(0 = not met, 1= met)
 Physical 5.84 2.50, 9.18 0.001 4.58 1.15, 8.00 0.010
 Emotional 7.14 3.08, 11.21 0.001 6.11 1.95, 10.27 0.005
 Social 7.28 2.96, 11.59 0.002 5.43 2.07, 8.79 0.002
 School 6.51 1.62, 11.40 0.011 4.77 1.49, 8.06 0.006
 Global 6.63 3.27, 9.98 0.000 5.09 2.27, 7.90 0.001
Screen time 1(>=5+day)
(0 = not met, 1= met)
 Physical 6.89 3.88, 9.90 0.000 4.14 0.73, 7.56 0.019
 Emotional 9.22 5.23, 13.22 0.000 2.46 -2.63, 7.54 0.332
 Social 9.67 4.99, 14.35 0.000 6.38 2.01, 10.75 0.006
 School 9.47 4.23, 14.71 0.001 4.16 -0.16, 8.47 0.058
 Global 8.47 4.97, 11.97 0.000 4.18 0.70, 7.66 0.020
Fruit consumption 2
(0 = not met, 1= met)
 Physical 6.34 2.45, 10.23 0.002 6.22 1.11, 11.32 0.019
 Emotional 5.97 2.84, 9.09 0.000 6.91 -1.20, 15.03 0.092
 Social 5.91 2.04, 9.78 0.004 8.66 3.01, 14.31 0.004
 School 4.34 0.60, 8.10 0.024 5.98 0.31, 11.65 0.039
 Global 5.72 2.85, 8.60 0.000 6.73 1.19, 12.27 0.019
Vegetable consumption 3
(0 = not met, 1= met)
 Physical 1.86 -2.57, 6.29 0.399 4.92 1.23, 8.60 0.011
 Emotional 1.55 -3.09, 6.20 0.501 0.36 -7.44, 8.15 0.926
 Social 3.41 -1.12, 7.95 0.135 0.93 -4.68, 6.54 0.739
 School 4.62 -0.22, 9.46 0.061 0.16 -4.76, 5.07 0.949
 Global 2.79 -0.98, 6.55 0.141 2.10 -2.30, 6.50 0.339
Soft drink consumption
(0 = rarely or never consumed 1=occasionally to everyday)
 Physical -3.95 -6.88, -1.02 0.010 -1.78 -4.79, 1.24 0.238
 Emotional -1.80 -5.84, 2.24 0.372 -2.50 -6.77, 1.76 0.240
 Social -5.60 -9.69, -1.50 0.009 -2.33 -6.14, 1.48 0.223
 School -4.72 -9.11, -0.33 0.036 -3.22 -7.22, 0.78 0.111
 Global -4.00 -6.73, -1.26 0.005 -2.46 -5.48, 0.56 0.107
  1. Note: b is unstandardized. 1Meeting physical activity guidelines on previous 5 out of 7 days compared to those who did not meet guidelines for minimum 5 days. 22 serves a day or more compared to less than two serves per day. 3Five serves a day or more compared to less than five serves a day.