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Table 3 Risk factors in relation to the neighbourhood unemployment rate (quartiles) in Germany and Czech (odds ratios and 95%CI; multivariate, multi-level regression models)

From: Neighbourhood socioeconomic status and cardiovascular risk factors: a multilevel analysis of nine cities in the Czech Republic and Germany

Risk factor (number of observations included) Model 1 adjusted for age, sex Model 2 adjusted for age, sex, education Model 3 adjusted for age, sex, education, economic activity, social isolation
  Country = Czech Republic
Obesity (6082)    
1. lowest unemployment 1.00 1.00 1.00
2. 0.91 [0.80–1.05] 0.92 [0.82–1.03] 0.89 [0.78–1.02]
3. 1.16 [1.01–1.34] 1.09 [0.98–1.25] 1.11 [0.97–1.27]
4. highest unemployment 1.23 [1.04–1.46] 1.07 [0.91–1.26] 1.03 [0.87–1.21]
Hypertension (7316)    
1. lowest unemployment 1.00 1.00 1.00
2. 1.01 [0.88–1.52] 1.02 [0.90–1.16] 1.02 [0.90–1.17]
3. 1.03 [0.87–1.21] 1.03 [0.87–1.21] 1.06 [0.90–1.25]
4. highest unemployment 0.90 [0.69–1.18] 0.87 [0.67–1.13] 0.89 [0.69–1.16]
Smoking (7235)    
1. lowest unemployment 1.00 1.00 1.00
2. 0.90 [0.78–1.05] 0.90 [0.78–1.04] 0.92 [0.79–1.07]
3. 1.22 [1.02–1.46] 1.21 [1.01–1.43] 1.19 [1.00–1.43]
4. highest unemployment 1.46 [1.14–1.87] 1.32 [1.04–1.69] 1.30 [1.02–1.66]
Low phys. activity (7078)    
1. lowest unemployment 1.00 1.00 1.00
2. 0.98 [0.84–1.15] 0.97 [0.84–1.14] 0.97 [0.84–1.14]
3. 1.30 [1.09–1.54] 1.20 [1.01–1.42] 1.22 [1.03–1.44]
4. highest unemployment 1.36 [1.13–1.64] 1.11 [0.91–1.36] 1.12 [0.92–1.36]
  Country = Germany
Obesity (3967)    
1. lowest unemployment 1.00 1.00 1.00
2. 1.41 [1.20–1.65] 1.35 [1.15–1.60] 1.34 [1.09–1.65]
3. 1.48 [1.24–1.75] 1.41 [1.17–1.68] 1.42 [1.20–1.69]
4. highest unemployment 1.60 [1.31–1.97] 1.48 [1.20–1.82] 1.50 [1.22–1.85]
Hypertension (3986)    
1. lowest unemployment 1.00 1.00 1.00
2. 1.09 [0.93–1.26] 1.08 [0.92–1.25] 1.06 [0.91–1.23]
3. 1.08 [0.93–1.26] 1.06 [0.90–1.24] 1.07 [0.91–1.25]
4. highest unemployment 1.18 [0.99–1.41] 1.14 [0.95–1.38] 1.14 [0.95–1.37]
Smoking (3986)    
1. lowest unemployment 1.00 1.00 1.00
2. 1.38 [1.16–1.63] 1.32 [1.11–1.56] 1.29 [1.09–1.53]
3. 1.32 [1.10–1.58] 1.25 [1.04–1.50] 1.24 [1.03–1.49]
4. highest unemployment 1.82 [1.47–2.24] 1.63 [1.32–2.02] 1.60 [1.29–1.98]
Low phys. activity (3981)    
1. lowest unemployment 1.00 1.00 1.00
2. 1.20 [1.00–1.46] 1.08 [0.93–1.35] 1.12 [0.93–1.35]
3. 1.36 [1.13–1.63] 1.22 [1.01–1.46] 1.22 [1.01–1.47]
4. highest unemployment 1.53 [1.23–1.90] 1.27 [1.02–1.57] 1.25 [1.01–1.56]