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Table 3 Binary logistic regression analyses predicting health-related behaviours and BMI (n = 1205)

From: Who perceives a higher personal risk of developing type 2 diabetes? A cross-sectional study on associations between personality traits, health-related behaviours and perceptions of susceptibility among university students in Denmark

Predictors Model 1: BMI Model 2: Composite PA Model 3: Sweets consumption Model 4: Prior T2D screening
Wald OR 95% CI p Wald OR 95% CI p Wald OR 95% CI p Wald OR 95% CI p
Age 8.910 1.050 1.017–1.084 .003* 6.070 .963 .935–.992 .014* 16.703 1.094 1.048–1.141 .000** 17.185 1.089 1.046−1.133 .000**
Sex
 0 = Male
 1 = Female
1.560 1.245 .883–1.754 .212 4.251 1.385 1.016–1.887 .039* 6.644 .452 .247–.827 .010* 2.112 .683 .408–1.142 .146
Parental education
 0 = Other
 1 = University
5.000 1.357 1.038–1.774 .025* 1.194 .877 .692–1.110 .275 .138 1.078 .726–1.600 .710 .730 1.170 .816–1.676 .383
Parental birthplace
 0 = Other
 1 = Both parents born in Denmark
.168 1.076 .759–1.524 .682 1.229 .838 .614–1.145 .268 6.803 1.841 1.164–2.911 .009* .084 .933 .584–1.491 .773
Family history of T2D
 0 = No/don’t know
 1 = Yes
8.057 .665 .502–.882 .005* 3.103 1.259 .974–1.628 .078 .179 1.098 .713–1.690 .672 22.159 .421 .293–.603 .000**
Openness 4.135 .882 .782–.995 .044* 1.882 .928 .833–1.033 .170 .286 .953 .797–1.138 .593 6.123 1.236 1.045−1.461 .013*
Conscientiousness 6.112 .871 .781–.972 .013* 14.660 1.215 1.100–1.342 .000** 3.610 .860 .736–1.005 .057 .096 .977 .842–1.133 .756
Extraversion .159 1.018 .933–1.110 .690 8.366 1.119 1.037–1.208 .004* 4.257 .875 .771–.993 .039* .390 1.038 .924–1.165 .532
Agreeableness 1.895 1.094 .963–1.244 .169 1.299 .937 .838–1.048 .254 .868 .913 .755–1.105 .351 2.873 .860 .722–1.024 .090
Emotional stability .001 .998 .901–1.107 .975 3.899 1.095 1.001–1.199 .048* .094 .977 .841–1.135 .759 .767 .941 .821–1.079 .381
  1. *p < .05; **p < .001