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Table 4 Relationship between being obese and ownership of household appliances

From: Relationship of obesity to physical activity, domestic activities, and sedentary behaviours: cross-sectional findings from a national cohort of over 70,000 Thai adults

  MALES     FEMALES    
  Total n obese n (%) age adjusted OR (95% CI) adjusted OR (95% CI)* Total n obese n (%) age adjusted OR (95% CI) adjusted OR (95% CI)*
washing machine        
   no 10414 1499 (14.4) 1.00 1.00 12071 845 (7.0) 1.00 1.00
   yes 23368 6080 (26.0) 1.68 (1.58-1.79) 1.57 (1.47-1.68) 29849 3296 (11.0) 1.31 (1.21-1.43) 1.36 (1.25-1.47)
refrigerator        
   no 2256 276 (12.2) 1.00 1.00 1901 118 (6.2) 1.00 1.00
   yes 31526 7303 (23.2) 1.70 (1.49-1.94) 1.53 (1.34-1.75) 40019 4023 (10.1) 1.29 (1.07-1.57) 1.32 (1.09-1.61)
microwave oven         
   no 24182 4749 (19.6) 1.00 1.00 28139 2482 (8.8) 1.00 1.00
   yes 9600 2830 (29.5) 1.43 (1.35-1.51) 1.34 (1.26-1.42) 13781 1659 (12.0) 1.11 (1.04-1.19) 1.17 (1.09-1.26)
water heater         
   no 24269 4810 (19.8) 1.00 1.00 29129 2623 (9.0) 1.00 1.00
   yes 9513 2769 (29.1) 1.33 (1.26-1.41) 1.24 (1.17-1.32) 12791 1518 (11.9) 1.02 (0.95-1.09) 1.07 (0.99-1.15)
number of appliances        
   0 1973 222 (11.3) 1.00 1.00 1546 88 (5.7) 1.00 1.00
   1 7487 1065 (14.2) 1.23 (1.05-1.44) 1.20 (1.02-1.40) 8916 585 (6.6) 1.09 (0.96-1.23) 1.08 (0.86-1.37)
   2 11865 2676 (22.6) 1.89 (1.63-2.19) 1.76 (1.51-2.05) 14515 1458 (10.0) 1.56 (1.38-1.76) 1.53 (1.22-1.92)
   3 7038 1899 (27.0) 2.13 (1.83-2.48) 1.94 (1.66-2.27) 9278 1045 (11.3) 1.60 (1.41-1.81) 1.55 (1.23-1.96)
   4 5419 1717 (31.7) 2.49 (2.13-2.90) 2.22 (1.89-2.61) 7665 965 (12.6) 1.66 (1.46-1.88) 1.58 (1.25-2.00)
  1. *adjusted for age, income and education