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Table 2 Prevalence of overweight and morbidity according to migration status.

From: Influence of socio-economic and lifestyle factors on overweight and nutrition-related diseases among Tunisian migrants versus non-migrant Tunisians and French

  Tunisian migrants Local-born French Tunisians Tunisian migrants vs. local-born French1 Tunisian migrants vs. Tunisians1
  % % % p-value p-value
Overweight (BMI >= 25 kg/mm2) 46.9 63.9 58.5 0.007 0.05
Central obesity (waist circumference >= 94 cm) 45.5 46.6 46.6 0.8 0.7
Grade 1 Hypertension 8.8 52.4 42.9 <10-4 <10-4
Grade 2 Hypertension 2.0 28.6 25.8 <10-4 <10-4
Hypercholesterolemia (declared) 2.7 19.0 11.6 0.0001 0.008
Diabetes (declared) 3.4 6.1 15.6 0.26 0.002
Cardiovascular diseases (declared) 3.4 6.0 8.8 0.1 0.03
  1. 1. Univariate conditional logistic regression model (n = 147 for each group)