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Table 2 Country of birth by BMI and Odds Overweight/Obesity, men and women

From: Ethnic differences in overweight and obesity and the influence of acculturation on immigrant bodyweight: evidence from a national sample of Australian adults

  BMI Odds Overweight/Obesity
  Model 1a Model 2b Model 3c Model 1a Model 2b Model 3c
  Coeff 95 % CI Coeff 95 % CI Coeff 95 % CI OR 95 % CrI OR 95 % CrI OR 95 % CrI
Men
 Australian born Reference Reference Reference Reference Reference Reference
 Oceania (excluding Australia) 1.31 (0.62, 2.01) 0.89 (0.21, 1.58) 0.84 (0.16, 1.52) 1.35 (1.00, 1.87) 1.14 (0.83, 1.59) 1.12 (0.81, 1.57)
 North-West Europe −0.10 (−0.53, 0.32) −0.52 (−0.94, −0.10) −0.47 (−0.89, −0.05) 1.10 (0.92, 1.33) 0.87 (0.72, 0.88) 0.88 (0.73, 1.08)
 Southern & Eastern Europe 0.67 (−0.10, 1.45) 0.23 (−0.53, 1.00) 0.24 (−0.52, 1.01) 1.59 (1.11, 2.31) 1.29 (0.89, 1.91) 1.33 (0.91, 1.97)
 N. Africa & The Middle East 1.69 (0.43, 2.94) 1.25 (0.03, 2.47) 1.42 (0.19, 2.64) 1.20 (0.70, 2.11) 0.99 (0.56, 1.81) 1.12 (0.63, 2.08)
 South-East Asia −0.73 (−1.70, 0.23) −1.03 (−1.97, −0.09) −0.90 (−1.84, 0.05) 0.61 (0.41, 0.90) 0.53 (0.35, 0.79) 0.57 (0.37, 0.86)
 North-East Asia −1.77 (−2.94, −0.59) −1.75 (−2.89, −0.60) −1.48 (−2.63, −0.34) 0.35 (0.21, 0.57) 0.33 (0.20, 0.55) 0.36 (0.21, 0.61)
 Southern & Central Asia −1.25 (−2.19, −0.32) −1.44 (−2.36, −0.52) −1.24 (−2.17, −0.32) 0.58 (0.39, 0.84) 0.53 (0.36, 0.78) 0.59 (0.39, 0.88)
 Americas 1.18 (0.02, 2.35) 0.69 (−0.45, 1.83) 0.97 (−0.16, 2.11) 1.37 (0.81, 2.37) 1.11 (0.65, 1.97) 1.23 (0.72, 2.16)
 Sub-Saharan Africa −0.94 (−2.09, 0.21) −0.95 (−2.07, 0.18) −0.77 (−1.89, 0.35) 0.78 (0.48, 1.28) 0.78 (0.47, 1.30) 0.81 (0.49, 1.37)
Women
 Australian born Reference Reference Reference Reference Reference Reference
 Oceania (excluding Australia) 0.27 (−0.67, 1.22) −0.19 (−1.11, 0.73) −0.22 (−1.13, 0.70) 1.22 (0.90, 1.68) 1.05 (0.77, 1.45) 1.05 (0.76, 1.45)
 North-West Europe −0.25 (−0.79, 0.28) −0.91 (−1.44, −0.38) −0.80 (−1.33, −0.28) 0.95 (0.79, 1.13) 0.72 (0.60, 0.87) 0.75 (0.62, 0.90)
 Southern & Eastern Europe 0.69 (−0.26, 1.64) −0.07 (−1.00, 0.86) −0.12 (−1.05, 0.80) 1.59 (1.15, 2.21) 1.21 (0.87, 1.70) 1.20 (0.87, 1.69)
 N. Africa & The Middle East 1.47 (−0.37, 3.31) 0.89 (−0.91, 2.69) 0.73 (−1.06, 2.52) 1.52 (0.81, 2.92) 1.36 (0.72, 2.60) 1.31 (0.69, 2.55)
 South-East Asia −1.96 (−2.89, −1.04) −2.35 (−3.27, −1.45) −2.34 (−3.25, −1.43) 0.45 (0.33, 1.60) 0.41 (0.29, 0.56) 0.41 (0.30, 0.57)
 North-East Asia −4.92 (−6.08, −3.76) −4.99 (−6.13, −3.85) −4.93 (−6.06, −3.79) 0.11 (0.06, 0.19) 0.11 (0.06, 0.18) 0.11 (0.06, 0.19)
 Southern & Central Asia −1.36 (−2.57, −0.15) −1.54 (−2.73, −0.36) −1.60 (−2.77, −0.42) 0.67 (0.44, 1.01) 0.63 (0.41, 0.96) 0.64 (0.42, 0.97)
 Americas −1.27 (−2.52, −0.02) −1.81 (−3.03, −0.59) −1.67 (−2.88, −0.45) 0.73 (0.48, 1.12) 0.62 (0.41, 0.95) 0.66 (0.43, 1.00)
 Sub-Saharan Africa −2.34 (−3.82, −0.86) −2.54 (−3.99, −1.09) −2.37 (−3.81, −0.93) 0.45 (0.27, 0.75) 0.42 (0.24, 0.71) 0.44 (0.26, 0.74)
  1. Abbreviations: BMI body mass index, CI confidence interval, OR odds ratio, CrI credible interval
  2. aBase model, no adjustment. bAdjusted for age. cAdjusted for age, area remoteness, education, occupation, household income, neighbourhood disadvantage. Bold p < 0.05