Table 4

Overweight and obesity among boys and girls of Barcelona, 2006

Overweight and obesity
BoysGirls
Prevalence (%)PR95% CIPrevalence (%)PR95% CI
Age, years
 12–139.8110.11
 1412.71.080.54 to 2.1812.30.830.56 to 2.61
 15–1611.70.830.43 to 1.6214.70.680.36 to 1.31
Type of school
 Private/subsidized10.8110.41
 Public12.11.110.61 to 2.0216.81.620.92 to 2.84
Level of paternal education
 University11.313.91
 Secondary11.20.990.50 to 2.9415.63.981.60 to 9.91
 Primary11.10.980.35 to 3.7028.27.192.83 to 18.23
 Missing responses11.00.960.44 to 2.1018.34.671.81 to 12.07
Level of maternal education
 University9.815.61
 Secondary12.81.310.67 to 2.5513.82.481.10 to 5.59
 Primary17.11.750.74 to 4.1327.34.902.04 to 11.76
 Missing responses9.30.950.41 to 2.2018.23.271.36 to 7.86
Family's social class
 Non-manuals8.918.31
 Manuals16.51.851.03 to 3.3420.02.41.35 to 4.32
 Missing responses18.22.040.77 to 5.3636.44.41.81 to 10.68
FAS
 High12.619.01
 Middle6.50.510.24 to 1.0411.21.230.61 to 2.47
 Low20.81.640.85 to 3.1625.52.821.38 to 5.77
Family structure
 Two-parent family11.0111.31
 Mixed10.40.940.50 to 1.7715.11.330.73 to 2.41
 Single parent or other14.61.320.58 to 3.0310.30.900.33 to 2.47
Chronic condition
 No12.1112.21
 Yes5.90.480.15 to 1.5015.51.250.56 to 2.79
  • Data are prevalence and bivariate association (PR and 95% CI) according to independent variables.

  • FAS, family affluence scale; PR, prevalence ratio.