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Table 3 Age-adjusted odds ratios (ORs) with 95% confidence interval (CI) for BMI obese, waist circumference (WC) abdominal obesity and body fat percentage (BF%) obesity by gender, obtained by weighted logistic regression analysis.

From: Risk of obesity in immigrants compared with Swedes in two deprived neighbourhoods

Outcome variable Gender Swedish Other European Middle Eastern
BMI obese Men 1 (Reference) 4.14 (1.10–15.5) 2.48 (0.99–6.24)
WC abdominal obesity   1 (Reference) 1.89 (0.43–8.33) 1.16 (0.48–2.83)
BF% obesity   1 (Reference) 1.57 (0.37–6.60) 1.84 (0.77–4.40)
BMI obesity Women 1 (Reference) 0.91 (0.21–3.83) 5.53 (1.91–16.1)
WC abdominal obesity   1 (Reference) 1.64 (0.50–5.36) 2.74 (1.15–6.56)
BF% obesity   1 (Reference) 0.43 (0.08–2.19) 3.18 (1.36–7.46)