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Table 4 Multivariate logistic regression analysis of factors associated with low MeDi adherence (score 1–4)

From: Adherence to a Mediterranean diet in Morocco and its correlates: cross-sectional analysis of a sample of the adult Moroccan population

  Adjusted OR 95% CI p
Gender    0.37
Women 0.88 0.67-1.16  
Men 1   
Place of residence    0.04
Rural 1.46 1.02-2.08  
Urban 1   
Marital status    <0.001
Married 0.68 0.55-0.84  
Single/Divorced/Widowed 1   
Housing    0.03
Luxurious or modern 1.66 1.18-2.33 0.004
New medina 1.15 0.82-1.63 0.42
Poor housing or slums 1.14 0.77-1.71 0.51
Old medina 1   
Tobacco consumption    0.14
Current smoker 1.23 0.91-1.67 0.18
Ex-smoker 1.38 0.97-1.97 0.08
Never smoker 1   
BMI class (Kg/m2)    0.006
≥ 30 1.56 1.16-2.11 0.003
25 – 29.9 0.96 0.76-1.20 0.70
<25 1   
Occupation    0.70
Active/student 1.05 0.82-1.34  
Retired/unemployed/Housewife 1   
  1. Sample of adult Moroccan population without missing data, 2008. (N = 2183)
  2. OR : Odds Ratio, CI : Confidence Interval.