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Table 3 Odds Ratios and 95% Confidence Intervals for Developing Obesity in Relation to Tobacco use

From: Weight gain and incident obesity among male snus users

Tobacco use 2002 and 2007 Obese cases (n/N) OR (95% CI) 1 OR (95% CI) 2 OR (95% CI) 3
Never tobacco No tobacco use 105/3607 Referent Referent Referent
Daily snus use Stable current use 21/410 1.68 (1.03-2.72) 1.77 (1.06-2.95) 1.93 (1.13-3.30)
  Stable former use 3/112 0.91 (0.28-2.90) 0.74 (0.22-2.46) 0.85 (0.25-2.88)
  Quit during follow-up 8/167 1.56 (0.74-3.27) 1.04 (0.48-2.26) 1.13 (0.51-2.50)
  Began during follow-up 0/47    
Daily smoking Stable current use 26/653 1.46 (0.94-2.26) 1.71 (1.07-2.72) 1.31 (0.78-2.22)
  Stable former use 47/1352 1.35 (0.93-1.95) 1.18 (0.80-1.72) 1.09 (0.72-1.66)
  Quit during follow-up 16/260 2.26 (1.32-3.90) 2.37 (1.33-4.23) 1.87 (0.99-3.53)
  Began during follow-up 6/53 4.49 (1.87-10.76) 3.94 (1.52-10.21) 3.53 (1.24-10.09)
Other Including combined snus use and smoking 107/2367 1.61 (1.22-2.12) 1.44 (1.08-1.92) 1.25 (0.91-1.73)
  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.