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Table 6 Odds ratios of overweight and obesity in males – multinomial logistic regression analysis

From: Lifestyle factors associated with obesity in a cohort of males in the central province of Sri Lanka: a cross-sectional descriptive study

Covariate Overweight OR (95% CI) Obesity OR (95% CI) P value
Age 1.449 (1.280, 1.641) 1.647 (1.391, 1.950) < 0.0001
Ethnicity    0.0023
 Moor vs Sinhalese 1.684 (1.067, 2.658) 2.608 (1.492, 4.560)
 Tamil vs Sinhalese 1.513 (0.990, 2.312) 1.726 (0.981, 3.036
Family income    0.0164
 Group 5 vs group 1 3.305 (1.105, 9.890) 2.906 (0.703, 12.107)
 Group 4 vs group 1 2.742 (1.023, 7.348) 2.278 (0.424, 8.321)
 Group 3 vs group 1 2.356 (0.882, 6.290) 1.441 (0.394, 5.266)
 Group 2 vs group 1 1.739 (0.608, 4.975) 1.990 (0.506, 7.826)
Physical activity level 1.138 (0.983, 1.317) 0.898 (0.744, 1.084) 0.0122
 High vs low 1.302 (0.965, 1.788) 0.836 (0.564, 1.238)
 Medium vs low 1.108 (0.739, 1.682) 1.244 (0.788, 2.044)
  1. n = 1689