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Table 2 β coefficients and 95% Confidence Intervals of the linear regression models

From: Economic crisis and obesity in the Canary Islands: an exploratory study through the relationship between body mass index and educational level

 TotalMenWomen
β95% CIβ95% CIβ95% CI
Intercept20.58a19.87–21.2819.91a18.96–20.8520.19a19.21–21.17
Gender− 0.13a− 0.16 - −0.10
Age0.23a0.21–0.260.25a0.22–0.290.22a0.18–0.26
Age squared− 0.002a− 0.002 - −0.0015− 0.002a− 0.0024 - −0.0017− 0.002a− 0.002 - −0.0013
Educational attainment
 LERef. Ref. Ref. 
 ME−0.80a−1.12 - −0.48− 0.49b− 0.93 - −0.05− 1.06a− 1.50 - −0.61
 HE−2.22a−2.69 - −1.75− 0.85b− 1.51 - −0.20− 3.18a−3.83 - −2.52
Island of residence
 El Hierro0− 0.38 - 0.370.50c− 0.03 - 1.04− 0.32− 0.85 - 0.20
 La Gomera− 0.46b− 0.83 - −0.08− 0.35− 0.87 - 0.18− 0.50c−1.02 - 0.02
 La Palma0.24−0.08 - 0.570.07−0.39 - 0.530.39c−0.05 - 0.84
 TenerifeRef. Ref. Ref. 
 Gran Canaria0.46a0.27 – 0.640.41a0.15–0.670.51a0.25–0.77
 Lanzarote0.10− 0.21 - 0.410.22−0.20 - 0.630.04−0.41 - 0.49
 Fuerteventura0.29c−0.03 - 0.620.21−0.21 - 0.630.40−0.08 - 0.88
Year
 2004Ref. Ref. Ref. 
 20090.33b0.02–0.64− 0.15−0.61 - 0.30.59a0.16–1.01
 20150.06−0.27 - 0.390.12−0.34 - 0.590−0.45 - 0.45
 LE2009Ref. Ref. Ref. 
 ME2009−0.41c− 0.82 - 0.010.25−0.34 - 0.83− 0.80c−1.38 - −0.22
 HE20090.12−0.50 - 0.730.25−0.60 - 1.110.01−0.85 - 0.87
 LE2015Ref. Ref. Ref. 
 ME2015−0.14−0.56 - 0.29−0.17− 0.76 - 0.42−0.09− 0.69 - 0.5
 HE20150.15−0.46 - 0.76−0.46−1.32 - 0.400.63−0.21 - 1.47
  1. LE refers to low education, ME to medium education and HE to high education, CI refers to confidence intervals.
  2. a Statistical significance at 99% confidence; b Statistical significance at 95% confidence; c Statistical significance at 90% confidence