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Table 4 Factors associated with body mass index (BMI, in kg/m 2 ) and overweight (BMI ≥ 25 kg/m 2 ) in multivariate analysis by age group in men, 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 18-34 years old (n = 341) Men 35-54 years old (n = 443) Men 55 years old over (n = 390)
  Body mass index Body mass index ≥25 kg/m2 Body mass index Body mass index ≥ 25 kg/m2 Body mass index Body mass index ≥ 25 kg/m2
  Mean BMI Adjusted coef. 95% Cl p OP* aOR 95% Cl p Mean BMI Adjusted coef. 95% Cl p OP* aOR 95% Cl p Mean BMI Adjusted coef. 95% Cl p OP* aOR 95% Cl p
Monthly household income (quartile, in € per CU Ɨ )
> 2362 22.56 - Ref. 0.19 15.0 - Ref. 0.54 25.15 - Ref. 0.88 45.1 - Ref. 0.96 26.00 - Ref. 0.039 55.0 - Ref. 0.25
1600-2362 23.60 0.91 [-0.44-2.26]   26.8 2.02 [0.63-6.46]   25.09 -0.42 [1.53-0.70]   42.6 0.86 [0.47-1.60]   26.42 -0.05 [-1.28-1.19]   57.1 0.87 [0.44-1.75]  
[1059-1600] 23.43 0.79 [-0.57-2.15]   28.1 1.99 [0.62-6.44]   25.28 -0.41 [-1.68-0.87]   46.6 0.99 [0.49-1.99]   25.36 -1.33 [-2.72-0.05]   52.5 0.54 [0.24-1.19]  
< 1059 23.91 1.55 [0.06-3.04]   30.0 2.56 [0.72-9.11]   25.14 -0.52 [-1.94-0.90]   44.4 0.96 [0.44-2.09]   26.88 0.40 [-1.06-1.86]   64.4 1.07 [0.45-2.54]  
Education level
Tertiary 23.17 - Ref. 0.36 21.6 - Ref. 0.86 24.89 - Ref, 0.25 43.7 - Ref. 0.97 25.63 - Ref. 0.33 50.7 - Ref. 0.68
Secondary 23.96 0.14 [-0.78-1.05]   32.9 1.09 [0.51-2.31]   25.50 0.67 [-0.29-1.63]   46.0 0.99 [0.58-1.70]   26.29 0.79 [-0.37-1.95]   60.3 1.36 [0.56-2.93]  
None or primary 23.48 -1.78 [-4.61-1.05]   42.9 0.68 [0.09-5.03]   24.69 -0.12 [-1.77-1.52]   42.4 0.90 [0.36-2.25]   26.68 1.00 [-0.41-2.42]   61.7 1.29 [0.56-2.93]  
Socio-occupational groups
Executives. mangers 23.19 - Ref. 0.028 21. - Ref. 0.066 24.87 - Ref. 0.67 44.3 - Ref. 0.60 25.76 - Ref. 0.27 51.9 - Ref. 0.75
Never employed 22.28 -1.39 [-2.66--0.12]   9.2 0.35 [0.11-1.14]   23.49 -1.04 [-5.08-3.01]   25.0 0.57 [0.05-6.74]   19.41 -7.36 [-15.01-0.29]   0.0 unest. unest.  
Tradespeople, shop and market sales people 23.52 -0.11 [-1.30-1.09]   50.0 0.97 [0.38-2.51]   25.10 0.75 [-0.38-1.88]   38.5 1.12 [0.60-2.09]   25.85 0.1 [-1.24-1.25]   58.7 1.06 [0.53-2.14]  
Intermediate occupation 26.69 3.29 [-0.05-6.64]   25.0 3.98 [0.35-45.17]   25.10 0.07 [-1.60-1.73]   44.3 0.72 [0.28-1.83]   26.83 0.84 [-0.51-2.20]   54.7 1.33 [0.62-2.85]  
Employees 24.09 0.32 [-0.97-1.62]   38.6 1.96 [0.72-5.34]   25.48 0.73 [-0.74-2.20]   52.3 1.63 [0.72-3.69]   26.08 0.40 [-116-1.97]   61.4 1.82 [0.73-4.53]  
Workers 24.35 -0.06 [-1.43-1.30]   40.0 1.21 [0.42-3.36]   25.11 0.20 [-1.21-1.61]   43.4 1.00 [0.46-2.18]   26.69 0.74 [-0.67-2.15]   64.0 1.78 [0.78-4.06]  
Having had children
Yes 24.79 - Ref. 0.0003 46.6 - Ref. 0.0001 25.52 - Ref. 0.001 46.8 - Ref. 0.087 26.16 - Ref. 0.96 57.4 - Ref. 0.69
No 23.07 -1.61 [-2.49--0.73]   20.0 0.25 [0.13-0.49]   24.16 -1.39 [-2.21--0.56]   38.8 0.67 [0.42-1.06]   26.05 -0.03 [-1.11-1.05]   55.0 0.88 [0.48-1.62]  
Parental nationality
Both French 23.13 - Ref. 0.056 22.7 - Ref. 0.037 25.10 - Ref. 0.80 44.0 - Ref. 0.38 26.11 - Ref. 0.79 54.9 - Ref. 0.39
Sub-Saharan African 22.97 -0.02 [-2.10-2.05]   9.1 0.40 [0.04-3.93]   24.75 -0.87 [-2.45-0.72]   34.2 0.52 [0.21-1.27]   24.33 -1.16 [-3.72-1.39]   36.4 0.52 [0.11-2.38]  
Middle Eastern/ North African 24.41 1.56 [0.44-2.68]   32.6 2.29 [0.97-5.41]   25.62 0.24 [-1.26-1.74]   44.7 0.85 [0.37-1.94]   26.93 -0.25 [-1.93-1.42]   69.4 1.23 [0.45-3.37]  
Asian 24.79 1.46 [-0.95-3.87]   55.6 5.00 [0.89-28.00]   24.93 -0.38 [-2.58-1.81]   53.3 1.31 [0.39-4.38]   22.78 -1.76 [-5.36-1.84]   20.0 0.37 [0.03-5.11]  
Western European/North American 25.02 1.32 [-0.50-3.13]   42.9 2.05 [0.55-7.61]   25.89 0.40 [-1.29-2.09]   52.0 1.25 [0.50-3.15]   26.82 0.50 [-1.13-2.13]   66.7 1.57 [0.60-4.15]  
One French and one foreign parent 24.73 1.92 [0.28-3.55]   52.6 6.20 [1.87-20.61]   24.67 -0.71 [-2.87-1.44]   46.2 0.90 [0.27-2.97]   26.55 0.56 [-1.35-2.47]   76.5 3.05 [0.89-10.38]  
Other 23.49 1.30 [-1.51-4.11]   16.7 1.39 [0.12-15.70]   26.23 0.75 [-2.11-3.61]   75.0 3.74 [0.65-21.67]   25.97 0.80 [-2.23-3.82]   57.1 1.99 [0.35-11.35]  
Proportion of life time spent in France
Less than 50% 23.43 - Ref. 0.044 23.3 - Ref. 0.017 24.86 - Ref. 0.16 41.0 - Ref. 0.27 23.67 - Ref. 0.0036 26.9 - Ref. 0.0057
50% to 99% 23.40 0.70 [-0.63-2.02]   26.5 1.94 [0.65-5.76]   25.83 0.81 [-0.38-1.99]   51.9 1.55 [0.80-2.99]   26.53 3.00 [1.25-4.75]   63.3 6.00 [2.01-17.92]  
100% 23.53 1.36 [0.26-2.45]   27.5 3.57 [1.46-8.72]   24.98 -0.06 [-1.34-1.23]   42.9 1.07 [0.53-2.18]   26.19 2.76 [0.89-4.64]   56.3 5.03 [1.59-15.95]  
  1. *Overweight prevalence (%).
  2. ƗConsumption units.
  3. Unest.: non computable.