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Table 1 Regression coefficients of linear regression model to explain BMI according to age, birth cohort, socio economic status, and smoking status, separately for men and women

From: Gender and socioeconomic disparities in BMI trajectories in the Seychelles: a cohort analysis based on serial population-based surveys

  Men
(n = 1585, adj. R2 = 0.12)
Women
(n = 1818; adj. R2 = 0.11)
  Coefficient P Coefficient P
Intercept* 23.61   27.99  
Current smoking -1.55 < 0.001 -2.46 < 0.001
Middle SES (vs. low) 1.46 < 0.001 -0.88 0.004
High SES (vs. low) 1.69 < 0.001 -2.09 < 0.001
Age (10 years) 1.65 < 0.001 2.57 < 0.001
Age^2 (10 years) -0.32 < 0.001 -0.56 < 0.001
Cohort (10 years) 1.24 < 0.001 1.51 < 0.001
  1. *The intercept refers to a non-smoking person aged 45 born in 1944 and with a low SES.