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Table 4 Prevalence of hypercholesterolemia among adolescents according to implementation of components for a health promoting school

From: Health promotion initiatives at school related to overweight, insulin resistance, hypertension and dyslipidemia in adolescents: a cross-sectional study in Recife, Brazil

Components Population Hypercholesterolemia
Obs Estimated (%) PR (95% CI) p
Participation of the school community
 Implemented a 365 35.240 18.2 1 0.371
 Unsatisfactory implementation b 696 63.980 21.2 1.17(0.82; 1.66)
(Annual) meetings/training sessions
 Implemented a 36 3.535 21.4 1  
 Unsatisfactory implementation b 1.025 95.685 20.1 0.93(0.77; 1.13) 0.497
d PPP construction/design
 Implemented a 949 89.363 20.6 1  
 Unsatisfactory implementation b 112 9.857 16.4 0.79(0.49; 1.28) 0.334
School curriculum
 Implemented a 918 86.094 18.3 1  
 Unsatisfactory implementation b 143 13.126 32.4 1.76 (1.21; 2.60) 0.004
Health promoting environment
 Implemented a 55 7.153 7.6 1  
 Unsatisfactory implementation b 1.006 92.067 21.1 2.77 (0.68; 11.21) 0.145
Healthy-eating promoting environment
 Implemented a 127 13.203 15.8 1 0.006
 Unsatisfactory implementation b 934 86.017 20.8 1.32 (1.10; 1.60)
Promoting environment for physical activity
 Implemented a 158 19.116 14.5 1 0.118
 Unsatisfactory implementation b 903 80.104 21.5 1.48 (0.90; 2.44)
Nutrition policies
 Implemented a 186   18.4 1 0.588
 Unsatisfactory implementation b 875 76.062 20.7 1.12(0.72; 1.75)
Monitoring of nutritional status
 Implemented a 118 10.456 16.4 1 0.290
 Unsatisfactory implementation b 943 88.764 20.6 1.25(0.82; 1.91)
Partnership with the health sector
 Implemented a 132 17.990 18.0 1 0.615
 Unsatisfactory implementation b 929 81.230 20.6 1.15(0.65; 2.00)
Health promoting schoold
 Implemented a 84 11.688 15.4 1 0.463
 Unsatisfactory implementation b 977 87.532 20.8 1.35 (0.58; 3.12)
  1. aImplemented (70–100% of the developed initiatives)
  2. bUnsatisfactory implementation: (< 69.9% of the initiatives developed)
  3. cJoint analysis of all components
  4. dPPP Political-pedagogical Project