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Table 3 Effect of migration status and of mediating factors on overweight (Tunisian migrants vs. local-born French).

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

Overweight (n = 143 for each group1)     
   Adjusted migration status effect
Model number Variables in models Odds-Ratios Confidence Interval Mediating effect ratio2 p-value
1 Migration status 0.53 0.33–0.84   0.007
2 Migration status, Educational status 0.57 0.35–0.93 -7% 0.02
3 Migration status, Educational status, Socio-economic index 0.56 0.32–0.97 1% 0.04
4 Migration status, Educational status, Socio-economic index, Healthcare utilisation index 0.65 0.36–1.17 -13% 0.15
5 Migration status, Educational status, Socio-economic index, Healthcare utilisation index, Physical activity level 0.65 0.36–1.21 -1% 0.17
6 Migration status, Educational status, Socio-economic index, Healthcare utilisation index, Physical activity level, Current smoking 0.57 0.30–1.07 15% 0.08
7 Migration status, Educational status, Socio-economic index, Healthcare utilisation index, Physical activity level, Current smoking, Energy intake 0.56 0.30–1.05 2% 0.07
8 Migration status, Educational status, Socio-economic index, Healthcare utilisation index, Physical activity level, Current smoking, Energy intake, Alcohol intake 1.07 0.45–2.54 -48% 0.87
  1. 1. Embedded conditional logistic regression models including only men with no missing value for all variables
  2. 2. Mediating effect ratio was defined as: (OR previous model – OR current model)/OR current model