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Table 4 Adjusted odds ratio from multivariable logistic regression for childhood and adolescent overweight by gender

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

Variable Category Male Female
   OR 95% CI P-value OR 95% CI P-value
Education Senior secondary school 1.0   < .0001 1.0   < .0001
  Elementary 1.5 (1.2, 1.7)   2.6 (2.1, 3.2)  
Economic status Upper     1.0   0.03
  Middle     1.0 (0.8, 1.2)  
  Lower     1.4 (1.0, 1.9)  
Parental interest in weight Very much 1.0   < .0001 1.0   < .0001
  Average 2.7 (2.1, 3.4)   2.2 (1.4, 3.5)  
  Little 6.1 (4.9, 7.7)   5.8 (3.8, 8.9)  
Father’s body shape Average 1.0   0.12 1.0   < .0001
  Slim 1.1 (0.9, 1.4)   0.9 (0.7, 1.2)  
  Obese 1.2 (1.0, 1.4)   1.5 (1.2, 1.9)  
Mother’s body shape Average 1.0   < .001 1.0   0.01
  Slim 1.3 (1.1, 1.6)   0.9 (0.7, 1.2)  
  Obese 1.4 (1.2, 1.6)   1.3 (1.1, 1.7)  
  1. OR odds ratio; CI confidence interval.
  2. The male model included education, parental interest in weight, father’s body shape, mother’s body shape as independent variables.
  3. The female model included education, economic status, parental interest in weight, father’s body shape, mother’s body shape as independent variables.