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Table 3 Multivariable logistic regression models for modification of the association of bridging social capitala on vegetable intake, fruit intake, water intake, and meat intake, by educational level

From: How does bridging social capital relate to health-behavior, overweight and obesity among low and high educated groups? A cross-sectional analysis of GLOBE-2014

 Bonding social capitalaBridging social capitalaORs (95% CI) for bridging capital within educational groups
No recommended vegetable intake
 EducationN no recomm. vs. N recomm. vegetable intakeORb(95% CI)N no recomm. vs. N recomm. vegetable intakeORb(95% CI)ORc(95% CI)
 High644 vs. 3061.00 224 vs. 572.03***(1.47–2.82)2.09***(1.50–2.91)
 Medium291 vs. 632.14***(1.57–2.92)218 vs. 512.12***(1.49–3.02)0.99(0.64–1.55)
 Low269 vs. 542.02***(1.42–2.88)232 vs. 541.98***(1.38–2.85)0.96(0.62–1.48)
No recommended fruit intake
 EducationN no recomm. vs. N recomm. fruit intakeORb(95% CI)N no recomm. vs. N recomm. fruit intakeORb(95% CI)ORc(95% CI)
 High614 vs. 3421.00 199 vs. 851.25(0.94–1.67)1.25(0.94–1.67)
 Medium247 vs. 1191.48**(1.13–1.95)191 vs. 781.40*(1.03–1.91)0.96(0.66–1.38)
 Low201 vs. 1221.38*(1.01–1.87)183 vs. 1011.30(0.95–1.78)0.92(0.64–1.31)
No daily water intake
 EducationN no daily water vs. N daily water intakeORb(95% CI)N no daily water vs. N daily water intakeORb(95% CI)ORc(95% CI)
 High171 vs. 7851.00 66 vs. 2181.27(0.93–1.74)1.29(0.94–1.77)
 Medium99 vs. 2571.77***(1.33–2.35)63 vs. 2111.23(0.89–1.71)0.66*(0.45–0.96)
 Low80 vs. 2501.61**(1.16–2.25)78 vs. 2101.65**(1.18–2.31)1.08(0.74–1.56)
High meat intake
 EducationN high meat vs.
N no high meat intake
ORb(95% CI)N high meat vs.
N no high meat intake
ORb(95% CI)ORc(95% CI)
 High512 vs. 4461.00 171 vs. 1131.42*(1.08–1.86)
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1.39*(1.05–1.83)
 Medium226 vs. 1331.38*(1.07–1.77)160 vs. 1141.25(0.94–1.66)0.94(0.67–1.31)
 Low210 vs. 1201.81***(1.35–2.44)162 vs. 1281.43*(1.06–1.93)0.81(0.58–1.14)
  1. * = p < .050, ** = p < .010, *** = p < .001
  2. a Bridging social capital was measured with the question: “How many of your close friends have the same educational level as you have?”. Bridging social capital was coded as ‘1 = bridging’ for those who answered ‘about half’, ‘some’, or ‘none of my friends’, and ‘0 = bonding’ for those who answered ‘all’ or ‘most of my friends’
  3. b Odds ratios and 95% confidence intervals regressing the outcomes on the ‘education x capital’-variable and confounders (sex, age, employment status, country of birth, living with a partner, children in household, father’s education, mother’s education)
  4. c Odds ratios and 95% confidence intervals regressing the outcomes on bridging social capital and confounders, stratified on educational level.- Measures on multiplicative scale regarding no recommended vegetable intake: OR for education medium * bridging capital = 0.49 (95% CI 0.29–0.83), P = 0.008; OR for education low * bridging capital: = 0.48 (95% CI 0.28–0.82), P = 0.007.- Measures on multiplicative scale regarding no recommended fruit intake: OR for education medium* bridging capital = 0.75 (95% CI 0.48–1.19), P = 0.220; OR for education low * bridging capital: = 0.75 (95% CI 0.48–1.18), P = 0.213.- Measures on multiplicative scale regarding no daily water intake: OR for education medium* bridging capital = 0.55 (95% CI 0.34–0.88), P = 0.012; OR for education low * bridging capital: = 0.80 (95% CI 0.49–1.30), P = 0.368.- Measures on multiplicative scale regarding high meat intake: OR for education medium* bridging capital = 0.64 (95% CI 0.42–0.98), P = 0.038; OR for education low * bridging capital: = 0.56 (95% CI 0.36–0.86), P = 0.007