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Table 2 Logistic regression for psychological distress by BMI-age variable and gender

From: BMI and psychological distress in 68, 000 Swedish adults: a weak association when controlling for an age-gender combination

BMI-Age Women Men
Psychological distress Psychological distress
n % (95% CI) O.R. within BMI (p) n % (95% CI) O.R. within BMI (p)
Normal W. 19.590 20.4(19.9-20-9) 2.56 12.207 12.2(11.6-12.8) 2.43
18.5-24.9
18-24y. 2.635 32.5(30.7-34.3) 4.53(P < .001) 1.690 17.5(15,7-19.3) 3.22(P < .001)
25-34y. 3.493 26.1(24.6-27.6) 3.32(P < .001) 1.894 17.2(15.5-18.9) 3.15(P < .001)
35-44y. 3.500 23.2(21.8-24.6) 2.84(P < .001) 1.731 17.0(15.2-18.8) 3.12(P < .001)
45-54y. 3.469 19.0(17.7-20.3) 2.20(P < .001) 1.790 13.6(12.0-15.2) 2.39(P < .001)
55-64y. 3.475 13.2(12.1-14.3) 1.44(P < .001) 2.314 10.2(9.0-11.4) 1.72(P < .001)
65-74y. 3.018 9.6(8.6-10.6) 1 2.788 6.2(5.3-7.1) 1
Overweight 11.635 18.4(17.7-19.1) 2.75 14.585 11.2(10.7-11.7) 2.24
25.0-29.9
18-24y. 608 33.4(29.7-37.1) 4.73(P < .001) 578 15.2(12.3-18.1) 2.68(P < .001)
25-34y. 1.293 28.8(26.3-31.3) 3.83(P < .001) 1.450 17.4(15.5-19.3) 3.14(P < .001)
35-44y. 1.697 23.0(21.0-25.0) 2.83(P < .001) 2.268 15.8(14.3-17.3) 2.81(P < .001)
45-54y. 2.199 21.0(19.3-22.7) 2.50(P < .001) 2.633 13.2(11.9-14.5) 2.26(P < .001)
55-64y. 2.873 14.8(13.5-16.1) 1.63(P < .001) 3.564 9.3(8.4-10.2) 1.52(P < .001)
65-74y. 2.965 9.6(8.6-10.6) 1 4.092 6.3(5.6-7.0) 1
Obesity I 4.106 20.5(19.3-21.7) 2.58 3.794 12.9(11.9-13.9) 2.03
30.0-34.9
18-24y. 178 36.0(29.0-43.0) 4.33(P < .001) 108 21.3(16.6-29.0) 2.99(P < .001)
25-34y. 477 30.6(26.5-34.7) 3.40(P < .001) 398 20.4(16.4-24.4) 2.82(P < .001)
35-44y. 658 27.5(24.1-30.9) 2.92(P < .001) 598 15.6(12.7-18.5) 2.04(P < .001)
45-54y. 745 23.6(20.6-26.6) 2.38(P < .001) 674 15.3(12.6-18.0) 1.99(P < .001)
55-64y. 951 15.6(13.3-17.9) 1.42(P < .01) 907 10.8(9.8-11.8) 1.34(n.s.)
65-74y. 1.097 11.5(9.6-13.4) 1 1.109 8.3(6.7-9.9) 1
Obesity II 1.454 27.2(24.9-29.5) 2.71 940 17.8(15.4-20.2) 1.41
>35.0
18-24y. 75 44.0(32.8-55.2) 4.66(P < .001) 59 16.9(7.3-26.5) 1.24(n.s.)
25-34y. 246 35.4(29.4-41.4) 3.24(P < .001) 105 21.0(13.2-28.8) 1.61(n.s.)
35-44y. 274 39.4(33.6-45.2) 3.86(P < .001) 149 22.8(16.1-29.5) 1.80(P < .05)
45-54y. 274 28.1(22.8-33.4) 2.32(P < .001) 165 24.8(18.2-31.4) 2.01(P < .05)
55-64y. 308 16.6(12.4-20.8) 1.18(n.s.) 228 11.8(7.6-16.0) .82(n.s.)
65-74y. 277 14.4(10.3-18.5) 1 234 14.1(9.6-18.6) 1