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Table 6 Breakfast consumption by BMI-for age status, gender and age

From: Relationship between breakfast consumption, BMI status and physical fitness of Ghanaian school-aged children

  Thin Normal Overweight/obesity   Chi square P value
Breakfast consumption Yes Count 7 236 33 276 0.359 0.549
   % 77.80% 78.40% 82.50% 78.90%   
  No Count 2 65 7 74   
   % 22.20% 21.60% 17.50% 21.10%   
    Male Female    0.366 0.601
  Yes Count 134 142     
   % 80.20% 77.60%     
  No Count 33 41     
   % 19.80% 22.40%     
  1. N = 350. Breakfast consumption did not vary between different ages, not presented. Thin and normal children were combined for chi-square analysis between BMI status and breakfast consumption, since some cells were fewer than 5