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Table 2 Summary statistics, crude odds ratio (COR) and adjusted odds ratio (AOR) for Esophagitis

From: Health conditions of inmates in Italy

  Esophagitis COR 95% CI AOR 95% CI
N %
Total 977 1.0     
Age (in years)
 18–39 443 5.3 1   1  
 40–49 281 6.7 1.30* 1.11–1.52 1.29* 1.06–1.56
 50–59 181 8.1 1.59* 1.33–1.90 1.43* 1.13–1.81
 60 e + 72 8.1 1.58* 2.22–2.05 1.32 0.92–1.89
Gender
 Male 909 6.1 1   - -
 Female 65 7.5 1.24 0.95–1.61 - -
 Transgender 3 6.4 1.04 0.32–3.37 - -
Citizenship
 Italian 558 7.2 1.56* 1.26–1.93 1.26 0.96–1.65
 Northern Africa 106 4.8 1   1  
 Eastern Europe 196 6.8 1.46* 1.14–1.86 1.56* 1.16–2.09
 Other Countries 83 5.4 1.14 0.85–1.53 1.36 0.95–1.94
Educational qualification
 Lower middle 658 7.5 1    
 Upper intermediate 86 5.9 0.78* 0.62–0.98 0.82 0.64–1.05
Origin of the detainee
 From freedom without detention 304 5.1 1   1  
 From freedom with previous detention 647 7.4 1.49* 1.30–1.72 1.52* 1.28–1.79
Duration of imprisonments
 < 1 year 527 6.1 1    
 > 1 year 405 7.4 1.24* 1.08–1.41 1.09 0.93–1.29
Smoke
 No 168 4.4 1   1  
 Yes 726 7.8 1.82* 1.53–2.16 2.21* 1.77–2,75
BMI
 Normal weight 427 6.2 1   - -
 Underweight 14 5.3 0.85 0.49–1.47 - -
 Obese 133 7.3 1.19 0.98–1.46 - -
 Overweight 345 7.1 1.15 0.99–1.33 - -
  1. Abbreviations: COR crude odds ratio, AOR adjusted odds ratio, 95% CI 95% confidence interval; Crude and adjusted odds ratios (OR) and 95% confidence intervals (variables found to be associated through a univariate analysis were entered into the multivariate model).
  2. *Significant association (P<0.05)