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Table 4 Odds ratio for overweight and obesity in 6–8 years old Hungarian girls and boys

From: Substantial variation across geographic regions in the obesity prevalence among 6–8 years old Hungarian children (COSI Hungary 2016)

  Girls Boys
Overweight¤ Obesity¤ Overweight¤ Obesity¤
OR (95% CI) P-value OR (95% CI) P-value OR (95% CI) P-value OR
(95% CI)
P-value
Age
6-year-old 1.0   1.0   1.0   1.0  
7-year-old 1.0 (0.7; 1.4) 0.863 1.2 (0.9; 1.8) 0.240 1.3 (1; 1.8) 0.067 1.1 (0.7; 1.6) 0.652
8-year-old 1.0 (0.7; 1.5) 0.973 0.9 (0.6; 1.3) 0.533 1.5 (1.1; 2.0) 0.021 1.1 (0.7; 1.7) 0.688
Geographic region
Central Hungary 1.0   1.0   1.0   1.0  
Western Transdanubia 1.5 (1.0; 2.2) 0.076 1.2 (0.7; 2.0) 0.555 0.8 (0.5; 1.3) 0.410 2.1 (1.1; 4.1) 0.032
Central Transdanubia 0.9 (0.5; 1.5) 0.684 0.7 (0.4; 1.2) 0.211 1.1 (0.7; 1.7) 0.729 2.3 (1.2; 4.2) 0.009
Southern Transdanubia 1.5 (0.8; 2.8) 0.233 1.0 (0.5; 2.1) 0.996 1.1 (0.6; 2.0) 0.690 3.4 (1.6; 7.3) 0.002
Northern Hungary 1.0 (0.7; 1.5) 0.840 1.3 (0.8; 2.2) 0.286 0.9 (0.6; 1.6) 0.816 2.4 (1.4; 4.1) 0.001
Northern Great Plain 1.0 (0.7; 1.6) 0.830 0.8 (0.5; 1.2) 0.263 1.0 (0.6; 1.6) 0.899 2.2 (1.2; 4.1) 0.012
Southern Great Plain 1.2 (0.8; 1.8) 0.430 1.0 (0.6; 1.7) 0.958 0.9 (0.5; 1.3) 0.477 2.0 (1.1; 3.5) 0.021
Level of urbanization
Urban 1.0   1.0   1.0   1.0  
Semi-urban 1.1 (0.8; 1.5) 0.566 1.4 (1.0; 2.2) 0.079 1.0 (0.7; 1.4) 0.952 0.9 (0.6; 1.5) 0.667
Rural 1.0 (0.7; 1.4) 0.938 2.0 (1.3; 3.1) 0.003 1.1 (0.7; 1.7) 0.670 0.7 (0.4; 1.2) 0.182
  1. Based on IOTF reference [25, 26]
  2. Adjusted for age, geographic region and level of urbanization
  3. Significant at p-value p < 0.05
  4. The analysis includes boys and girls separately