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Table 3 Univariate associations of obesity (BMI ≥ 30 kg/m2) with demographic, socio-economic factors and health-related behaviours

From: Association of smoking, physical activity, and dietary habits with socioeconomic variables: a cross-sectional study in adults on both sides of the Hungarian-Romanian border

Variables Hungarians Romanians
  OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI)
Age (continuous) 1.02 (1.01-1.03)*** 1.03 (1.02-1.05)***
Gender   
   Females 1.00 1.00
   Males 1.03 (0.78-1.38) 1.01 (0.70-1.45)
Educational level   
   High 1.00 1.00
   Medium 2.20 (1.39-3.53)*** 1.75 (0.91-3.36)
   Low 2.43 (1.49-3.97)*** 2.74 (1.48-5.09)**
Self-perceived financial conditions   
   Good 1.00 1.00
   Acceptable 1.11 (0.74-1.68) 1.17 (0.77-1.76)
   Poor 1.39 (0.88-2.19) 1.11 (0.64-1.93)
Smoking status   
   Non-smokers 1.00 1.00
   Current smokers 0.65 (0.47-0.89)** 0.82 (0.56-1.20)
Dietary habits   
   Healthy diet 1.00 1.00
   Unhealthy diet 1.06 (0.77-1.45) 2.74 (1.61-4.66)***
Leisure time physical activity   
   Active 1.00 1.00
   Inactive 1.73 (1.29-2.32)*** 0.68 (0.46-1.01)
  1. OR: odds ratio; CI: confidence interval; BMI: body mass index
  2. *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001
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