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Table 3 Results of logistic regression analyses carried out on the lifestyles assumed as dependent variables

From: A cross-sectional study investigating lifestyle and weight perception of undergraduate students in southern Italy

  Dependent variables
Independent variables BMI Smoke Alcohol PA Screen time
OR (CI 95%)
Age class
 18–21 Reference Reference Reference Reference Reference
 22–24 1.11 (0.83–1.49) 1.35 (1.04–1.76) 0.92 (0.73–1.15) 1.09 (0.86–1.37) 1.13 (0.90–1.43)
  ≥ 25 1.51 (1.11–2.06) 1.18 (0.88–1.59) 0.81 (0.63–1.05) 1.24 (0.95–1.61) 0.98 (0.75–1.28)
Gender
 female Reference Reference Reference Reference Reference
 male 2.29 (1.80–2.92)* 0.99 (0.80–1.25) 1.86 (1.50–2.32)* 0.66 (0.54–0.81)* 1.70 (1.40–2.09)*
City
 Bari Reference Reference Reference Reference Reference
 Naples 1.34 (1.04–1.70)* 0.95 (0.75–1.20) 0.68 (0.54–0.86)* 0.82 (0.66–1) 1.98 (1.61–2.44)*
Degree course
 others Reference Reference Reference Reference Reference
 life sciences 0.75 (0.57–0.99)* 0.55 (0.41–0.72)* 0.72 (0.56–0.93) 0.54 (0.43–0.67)* 0.87 (0.69–1.09)
Occupational status
 unemployed Reference Reference Reference Reference Reference
 jobbing/employed 0.85 (0.66–1.09) 0.66 (0.52–0.83)* 0.77 (0.62–0.97) 1.53 (1.24–1.89)* 1.19 (0.96–1.47)
Residential status
 residing in the area Reference Reference Reference Reference Reference
 commuter 1.16 (0.80–1.68) 1.05 (0.75–1.46) 0.82 (0.58–1.14) 1.38 (1.01–1.87) 1.10 (0.81–1.50)
 not residing but living in the area 1.14 (0.85–1.52) 0.84 (0.64–1.10) 0.91 (0.70–1.19) 1.10 (0.86–1.39) 1.01 (0.79–1.29)
  1. *p < 0.05