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Table 4 Accurate perception of weight status, logistic regression (odds ratio, 95% CI, p value)

From: Is social exposure to obesity associated with weight status misperception? Assessing Australians ability to identify overweight and obesity

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Independent variables: Perception of weight status (self) Perception of weight status (self) Perception of overweight in others Perception of obesity in others
Sex (male = 1, female = 0) 0.41 0.74 0.46 0.84
0.25–0.66 p < 0.001 0.41–1.35 p = 0.327 0.29–0.74 p = 0.001 0.38–1.82 p = 0.653
BMI (continuous) 0.91 1.06 0.96 1.01
0.89–0.94 p < 0.001 1.02–1.10 p = 0.006 0.94–0.99 p = 0.002 0.97–1.05 p = 0.424
Age (continuous) 1.00 0.96 0.99 0.99
0.98–1.01 p = 0.758 0.95–0.98 p < 0.001 0.98–1.01 p = 0.304 0.97–1.01 p = 0.424
Health professional (yes = 1, no = 0) 1.03 1.18 0.81 1.15
0.68–1.56 p = 0.879 0.74–1.67 p = 0.482 0.59–1.11 p = 0.190 0.67–1.99 p = 0.613
City (yes = 1, no = 0) 1.23 1.24 0.89 0.61
0.78–1.95 p = 0.373 0.74–1.87 p = 0.428 0.63–1.26 p = 0.510 0.32–1.15 p = 0.128
Cases correctly classified by model 76.8% 81.9% 61.9% 91.3%