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Table 3 Estimates from multivariate Poisson regression models for excess adiposity acoording to pubertal development stages in males (8–14 years old), Florianópolis, SC, South of Brazil, 2007

From: Association between pubertal development stages and body adiposity in children and adolescents

Pubertal development stages in malesΣ skinfoldc Z score - percentile > = 85Waist circumference Z score - percentile > = 85Tricipital skinfold Z score - percentile > = 85Calf skinfold Z score - percentile > = 85
Adjusted prevalence ratio (CI 95%)ab
 Early1.38 (0.87; 2,20)2.21 (1.12; 4.35)1.10 (0.64; 1.90)1.0 (0.65; 1.58)
 Normal1111
 Late1.86 (0.93; 3.73)1.41 (0.59; 3.34)1.42 (0.56; 3.57)0.99 (0.52; 1.86)
  1. aConfidence interval of 95%
  2. bAdjusted for maternal BMI, active commuting, age, birth weight, school type and interaction between maternal BMI and school type using Poisson regression models
  3. cSum of tricipital, subescapular, suprailiac and calf skinfold thickness