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Table 3 Baseline MDD-S/MDD-R/Dysthymia and onset of obesity during follow-up (N = 964)

From: The prospective association between obesity and major depression in the general population: does single or recurrent episode matter?

Parameter Body Mass Index (BMI) Obesity (N = 849) b
B (95% CI) B a (95% CI) OR (95%CI) aOR a (95%CI)
No MDD-S Ref. Ref. Ref. Ref.
MDD-S −0.51 (−1.27; 0.25) −0.37 (−1.19; 0.44) 1.83 (0.78; 4.32) 1.67 (0.64,4.29)
No MDD-R Ref. Ref. Ref. Ref.
MDD-R 0.22 (−0.70; 1.13) 0.45 (−0.51; 1.41) 2.19 (0.82; 5.87) 2.32 (0.82,6.58)
  1. B: regression coefficient; aOR: adjusted odds ratios; aadjusted for age, sex, marital status, education, exercise and smoking; b115/964 (12%) obese individuals at baseline were excluded during prospective analysis; MDD-S/MDD-R, major depressive disorder- single/recurrent episode.