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Table 3 Adjusted odds ratio from multivariable logistic regression for childhood and adolescent overweight

From: Influences of socioeconomic factors on childhood and adolescent overweight by gender in Korea: cross-sectional analysis of nationally representative sample

Variable Category OR 95% CI P-value
Gender Female 1.0   < .0001
  Male 2.9 (2.5, 3.2)  
Education Senior secondary school 1.0   < .0001
  Elementary 1.8 (1.6, 2.0)  
Economic status Upper 1.0   0.03
  Middle 1.1 (1.0, 1.3)  
  Lower 1.3 (1.1, 1.5)  
Father employed Yes 1.0   0.08
  No 1.3 (1.0, 1.7)  
Parental interest in weight Very much 1.0   < .0001
  Average 2.5 (2.1, 3.1)  
  Little 5.8 (4.8, 7.1)  
Father’s body shape Average 1.0   < .0001
  Slim 1.0 (0.9, 1.2)  
  Obese 1.3 (1.2, 1.5)  
Mother’s body shape Average 1.0   < .001
  Slim 1.2 (1.0, 1.4)  
  Obese 1.3 (1.1, 1.5)  
  1. OR odds ratio; CI confidence interval.
  2. Parameters entered into model: Gender, education, economic status, father’s job, parental interest in weight, father’s body shape, mother’s body shape.