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Table 2 Overweight (BMI ≥ 25 kg/m2) prevalence and factors associated with overweight in univariate analysis, Paris metropolitan area, France, 2005

From: Overweight according to geographical origin and time spent in France: a cross sectional study in the Paris metropolitan area

  

Men (n = 1177)

Women (n = 1823)

  

n

overweight prevalence

raw OR

95%CI

p

n

overweight prevalence

raw OR

95%CI

p

Age-group

           
 

18-34

343

26.1%

-

-

< 0.0001

526

21.9%

-

-

< 0.0001

 

35-54

443

45.2%

2.22

[1.63-3.01]

 

680

33.4%

1.75

[1.35-2.28]

 
 

55 and over

391

56.2%

3.65

[2.66-5.02]

 

617

43.6%

3.23

[2.46-4.25]

 

Monthly household income (quartile, in € per CU Ɨ )

 

> 2362

293

45.7%

-

-

0.4049

360

19.5%

-

-

< 0.0001

 

1600-2362

260

39.4%

0.82

[0.58-1.15]

 

397

29.2%

1.52

[1.09-2.12]

 
 

[1059-1600[

317

38.6%

0.78

[0.56-1.09]

 

520

38.6%

2.27

[1.65-3.12]

 
 

< 1059

307

40.9%

0.95

[0.68-1.33]

 

546

41.7%

2.40

[1.73-3.33]

 

Education level

 

Tertiary

536

36.4%

-

-

0.0002

811

19.9%

  

< 0.0001

 

Secondary

497

44.4%

1.40

[1.08-1.80]

 

786

42.5%

2.60

[2.08-3.27]

 
 

None or primary

147

56.1%

2.12

[1.45-3.09]

 

245

56.7%

6.12

[4.47-8.38]

 

Socio-occupational groups

 

Executives. managers

339

41.7%

-

-

< 0.0001

338

22.0%

-

-

< 0.0001

 

Never employed

70

7.0%

0.15

[0,07-0,35]

 

184

28.7%

1.93

[1,27-2,92]

 
 

Tradespeople. shop and market salespeople

76

51.1%

1.46

[0,88-2,42]

 

45

30.6%

2.08

[1,06-4,06]

 
 

Intermediate occupations

221

36.5%

1.01

[0,71-1,43]

 

447

28.9%

1.54

[1,10-2,16]

 
 

Employees

166

50.1%

1.39

[0,95-2,04]

 

719

41.6%

2.69

[1,95-3,72]

 
 

Workers

306

47.7%

1.34

[0,97-1,85]

 

108

50.7%

3.82

[2,36-6,17]

 

Having had children

 

Yes

746

50.2%

-

-

< 0.0001

1320

38.7%

-

-

< 0.0001

 

No

431

26.9%

0.40

[0.31-0.52]

 

503

18.7%

0.40

[0.31-0.51]

 

Parental nationality

 

Both French

824

39.2%

-

-

0.01

1235

28.7%

-

-

< 0.0001

 

Sub-Saharan African

63

27.7%

0.59

[0.34-1.04]

 

105

51.7%

1.96

[1.29-2.97]

 
 

Middle Eastern/North African

120

47.8%

1.26

[0.85-1.86]

 

176

51.4%

2.17

[1.56-3.03]

 
 

Asian

29

38.9%

1.30

[0.61-2.77]

 

40

23.2%

0.59

[0.27-1.26]

 
 

Western European/North American

69

55.5%

1.80

[1.09-2.97]

 

100

33.5%

1.18

[0.76-1.82]

 
 

One French and one foreign parent

49

56.4%

2.01

[1.11-3.64]

 

88

36.9%

1.21

[0.76-1.91]

 
 

Other

21

46.8%

1.52

[0.63-3.67]

 

76

33.5%

1.32

[0.81-2.14]

 

Proportion of life time spent in France

 

Less than 50%

169

27.4%

-

-

< 0.0001

269

34.1%

-

-

0.0006

 

50% to 99%

315

51.2%

2.43

[1.63-3.61]

 

387

39.8%

1.37

[0.99-1.90]

 
 

100%

691

40.1%

1.49

[1.04-2.15]

 

1162

30.0%

0.85

[0.64-1.13]

 
  1. *weighted.
  2. ƗConsumption units.