Table 4 Association between categorised WtHR and categorised BMI, a daily breakfast-eating habit, and consumption of weight-loss products.

From: Waist-to-height ratio and skipping breakfast are predictive factors for high blood pressure in adolescents

  Categorised WtHR p-value
Normal weight
n (%)
Overweight
n (%)
Total
n (%)
Modifiable factors
Categorised BMI
 Underweight 56 (1.5%) 0 (0%) 56 (1.3%)  < 0.001b
 Normal weight 3289 (86.1%) 88 (15.1%) 3377 (76.7%)
 Overweight 342 (9.0%) 163 (27.9%) 505 (11.5%)
 Obese 131 (3.4%) 333 (57%) 464 (10.5%)
Breakfast every day
 Yes 3038 (79.6%) 429 (73.5%) 3467 (78.8%)  < 0.001a
 No 780 (20.4%) 155 (26.5%) 935 (21.3%)
Weight-loss products
 Never 3728 (98.2%) 541 (96.8%) 4269 (97%)  < 0.001a
 Sometimes 69 (1.2%) 29 (2.4%) 98 (2.2%)
 Daily 21 (0.6%) 14 (0.8%) 35 (0.8%)
Total 3818 (100%) 584 (100%) 4402 (100%)  
  1. Statistical tests: aχ2 test and bFisher exact test.