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Table 2 Association between high self-perceived weight and socioeconomic status (SES) among overweight or obese persons

From: Association between weight perception and socioeconomic status among adults in the Seychelles

   Education Occupation Income All 3 SES indicators
  N OR P OR P OR P OR P
Sex          
   Men 300 1   1   1   1  
   Women 482 2.13 0.000 2.39 0.000 2.26 0.000 2.36 0.000
Age          
   25-44 323 1   1   1   1  
   45-64 459 0.85 0.420 0.55 0.001 0.52 0.000 0.72 0.110
Body mass index          
   Overweight 437 1   1   1   1  
   Obese 345 5.20 0.000 5.38 0.000 4.93 0.000 5.39 0.000
Education          
   Primary 248 1   - - - - 1  
   Secondary 360 1.88 0.002 - - - - 1.54 0.055
   Postsecondary 174 4.26 0.000 - - - - 2.46 0.009
Occupation          
   Laborer 320 - - 1   - - 1  
   Intermediate 336 - - 1.60 0.017 - - 1.35 0.157
   Professional 126 - - 4.01 0.000 - - 2.27 0.018
Income          
   Low 258 - - - - 1   1  
   Intermediate 445 - - - - 1.18 0.376 0.88 0.520
   High 79 - - - - 2.73 0.002 1.21 0.598
  1. * Each model (column) is adjusted for all variables displayed in that column.