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Table 3 Multivariable analysis

From: Obesity/overweight and asthma control in LEBANESE adults: a cross-sectional study

Variable p-value Adjusted odds ratio 95% Confidence Interval
Model 1: Logistic regression taking the good vs poora asthma control as the dependent variable and taking the body mass index as a continuous variable.
 Gender (malesa vs females) 0.078 0.531 0.263 1.074
 Body Mass Index 0.001 0.839 0.756 0.930
 Compliance to treatment (noa vs yes) 0.085 1.848 0.919 3.714
Model 2: Logistic regression taking the good vs poora asthma control as the dependent variable and taking the body mass index as a categorical variable.
 Compliance to treatment (noa vs yes) 0.087 1.882 0.912 3.884
 Body Mass Index overweight category compared to normal < 0.001 0.155 0.062 0.389
 Body Mass Index obese category compared to normal 0.002 0.131 0.035 0.485
  1. a Reference group
  2. Variables entered in Model 1: age, gender, compliance to treatment, Body Mass Index
  3. Variables entered in Model 2: age, gender, compliance to treatment, Body Mass Index categories