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Table 1 Prevalence of overweight, obesity and potential confounders within general and over-indebted population

From: Over-indebtedness as a marker of socioeconomic status and its association with obesity: a cross-sectional study

  GNT-HIS
(general population)
n = 8318
OI-survey
(over-indebted population)
n = 949
  % with parameter present 95% CI % with parameter present 95% CI
Overweight 44.3 43.2–45.3 56.8 53.6–59.9
Obesity 11.3 10.6–12.0 25.1 22.3–27.8
Sex (male) 46.5 45.5–47.6 47.0 43.8–50.2
Age (>40 years) 62.1 61.1–63.1 52.9 49.7–56.1
Education (≥10 years) 68.3 67.3–69.3 40.0 36.9–43.2
Income, net (>1500 €)* 54.4* 53.3–55.5 22.6 19.9–25.2
Depression (yes) 9.4 8.8–10.0 38.9 35.8–42.0
Smoking (yes) 33.9 32.9–34.9 63.0 55.9–66.1
  1. Notes: in crude analysis, covariates were dichotomised to improve understanding
  2. *2134 subjects gave no information about income. By excluding them from the dataset the appropriate portion value for this character would be 73.2%