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Table 2 Odds Ratios and 95% Confidence Intervals for Increase in Body Weight ≥5% in Relation to Tobacco use

From: Weight gain and incident obesity among male snus users

Tobacco use 2002 and 2007 Weight gain ≥5% (n/N) OR (95% CI) 1 OR (95% CI) 2 OR (95% CI) 3
Never tobacco No tobacco use 790/3877 Referent Referent Referent
Daily snus use Stable current use 139/445 1.39 (1.12-1.73) 1.41 (1.13-1.75) 1.31 (1.04-1.65)
  Stable former use 31/126 1.24 (0.82-1.89) 1.29 (0.85-1.95) 1.36 (0.89-2.10)
  Quit during follow-up 51/178 1.21 (0.86-1.69) 1.24 (0.88-1.74) 1.25 (0.88-1.77)
  Began during follow-up 14/52 0.98 (0.52-1.82) 0.98 (0.53-1.84) 0.97 (0.50-1.86)
Daily smoking Stable current use 174/729 1.52 (1.25-1.84) 1.50 (1.24-1.82) 1.24 (1.00-1.54)
  Stable former use 235/1541 1.10 (0.93-1.31) 1.13 (0.95-1.34) 1.04 (0.87-1.25)
  Quit during follow-up 120/284 3.43 (2.65-4.42) 3.44 (2.66-4.44) 3.15 (2.39-4.15)
  Began during follow-up 9/56 0.93 (0.45-1.93) 0.93 (0.45-1.94) 0.70 (0.29-1.67)
Ohter Including combined snus use and smoking 676/2666 1.46 (1.29-1.64) 1.50 (1.33-1.69) 1.34 (1.17-1.53)
  1. 1 Adjusted for age.
  2. 2 Adjusted for age and baseline weight.
  3. 3 Adjusted for age, baseline weight, alcohol consumption, physical activity, education, consumption of fruit and berries, and frequency of having breakfast.