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Table 5 Effect of the migration status and of mediating factors on cardiovascular diseases (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

Cardiovascular diseases (n = 141 for each group1)     
   Adjusted migration status effect
Model number Variables in models Odds-Ratios Confidence Interval Mediating effect ratio2 p-value
1 Migration status 0.25 0.07–0.88   0.03
2 Migration status, Educational status 0.23 0.06–0.86 9% 0.03
3 Migration status, Educational status, Socio-economic index 0.28 0.06–1.26 -18% 0.09
4 Migration status, Educational status, Socio-economic index, Healthcare utilisation index 0.48 0.08–2.69 -42% 0.40
5 Migration status, Educational status, Socio-economic index, Healthcare utilisation index, Physical activity level 0.50 0.08–3.23 -4% 0.46
6 Migration status, Educational status, Socio-economic index, Healthcare utilisation index, Physical activity level , Current smoking 0.46 0.06–3.29 9% 0.44
7 Migration status, Educational status, Socio-economic index, Healthcare utilisation index, Physical activity level, Current smoking, Energy intake 0.69 0.09–5.64 -33% 0.73
8 Migration status, Educational status, Socio-economic index, Healthcare utilisation index, Physical activity level, Current smoking, Energy intake, Alcohol intake 0.69 0.09–5.61 0% 0.73
9 Migration status, Educational status, Socio-economic index, Healthcare utilisation index, Physical activity level, Current smoking, Energy intake, Alcohol intake, Overweight 0.71 0.08–6.48 -3% 0.76
  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.