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Table 3 Association between high self-perceived weight and two socioeconomic status (SES) scores among overweight or obese persons

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

  Score based on education and occupation (out of 4) Score based on education, occupation, and income (out of 6)
Variable N OR P N OR P
Sex       
   Men 300 1   300 1  
   Women 482 2.43 0.000 482 2.43 0.000
Age       
   25-44 323 1   323 1  
   45-64 459 0.75 0.121 459 0.67 0.030
Body mass index       
   Overweight 437 1   437 1  
   Obese 345 5.44 0.000 345 5.45 0.000
SES score       
   0 176 1   118 1  
   1 206 1.65 0.043 141 1.74 0.054
   2 200 2.16 0.003 156 1.50 0.172
   3 110 3.75 0.000 162 2.02 0.021
   4 90 6.06 0.000 100 3.08 0.001
   5 or 6 - - - 105 6.91 0.000