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Table 4 Effect of migration status and of mediating factors on diabetes (Tunisian migrants vs. Tunisians).

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

Diabetes (n = 141 for each group1)     
   Adjusted migration status effect
Model number Variables in models Odds-Ratios Confidence Interval Mediating effect ratio2 p-values
1 Migration status 0.18 0.06–0.54   0.002
2 Migration status,Educational status 0.14 0.04–0.45 29% 0.001
3 Migration status, Educational status, Socio-economic index 0.13 0.04–0.47 8% 0.002
4 Migration status, Educational status, Socio-economic index, Healthcare utilisation index 0.21 0.06–0.78 -38% 0.02
5 Migration status, Educational status, Socio-economic index, Healthcare utilisation index, Physical activity level 0.29 0.08–1.07 -28% 0.06
6 Migration status, Educational status, Socio-economic index, Healthcare utilisation index, Physical activity level, Current smoking 0.38 0.10–1.41 -24% 0.15
7 Migration status, Educational status, Socio-economic index, Healthcare utilisation index, Physical activity level, Current smoking, Energy intake 0.37 0.10–1.42 3% 0.15
8 Migration status, Educational status, Socio-economic index, Healthcare utilisation index, Physical activity level, Current smoking, Energy intake, Alcohol intake 0.34 0.08–1.39 9% 0.13
9 Migration status, Educational status, Socio-economic index, Healthcare utilisation index, Physical activity level, Current smoking, Energy intake, Alcohol intake, Overweight 0.42 0.10–1.84 -19% 0.25
  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