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Table 2 Logistic regression analyses for overweight/obesity by occupational sector, for men and women in a representative sample of 8000 Italian workers

From: Gender differences and occupational factors for the risk of obesity in the Italian working population

Occupational sectorModel 1 aModel 2 bModel 3 cModel 4 dModel 5 eModel 6 f
OR (95% CI)OR (95% CI)OR (95% CI)OR (95% CI)OR (95% CI)OR (95% CI)
Males
 Professional, financial and business servicesRefRefRefRefRefRef
 Agriculture, fishing, and hunting1.26(0.77–2.07)1.27(0.77–2.09)1.11(0.67–1.84)1.11(0.67–1.84)1.11(0.67–1.84)1.10(0.66–1.84)
 Manufacturing/Primary industry/Mining/ Utilities1.11(0.85–1.45)1.11(0.85–1.47)0.92(0.70–1.23)0.92(0.69–1.23)0.92(0.69–1.23)0.92(0.69–1.23)
 Construction1.26(0.90–1.76)1.39(0.98–1.95)1.11(0.78–1.57)1.10(0.77–1.58)1.11(0.77–1.58)1.10(0.77–1.58)
 Wholesale and retail trade/Automotive and motorcycle repair/Accommodation and food services1.13(0.83–1.54)1.24(0.91–1.69)1.03(0.75–1.42)1.03(0.74–1.42)1.03(0.74–1.42)1.04(0.75–1.44)
 Transportation and warehousing/ Information and communication0.94(0.68–1.30)0.91(0.66–1.26)0.81(0.58–1.13)0.81(0.58–1.13)0.80(0.57–1.12)0.81(0.58–1.14)
 Healthcare and social assistance1.56 g(1.02–2.37)1.35(0.88–2.08)1.50(0.97–2.30)1.49(0.96–2.31)1.46(0.94–2.26)1.45(0.93–2.26)
 Education services/Public administration, social security1.20(0.85–1.70)0.96(0.67–1.37)0.98(0.69–1.40)0.98(0.68–1.40)0.98(0.68–1.40)0.95(0.66–1.36)
 Other public and personal services1.05(0.66–1.67)1.14(0.71–1.82)1.05(0.65–1.68)1.04(0.65–1.68)1.04(0.65–1.67)1.04(0.65–1.67)
Females
 ConstructionRefRefRefRefRefRef
 Agriculture, fishing, and hunting4.41 g(1.37–14.24)4.17 g(1.28–13.58)3.81 g(1.17–12.45)3.40 g(1.04–11.13)3.37 g(1.03–11.07)3.47 g(1.05–11.50)
 Manufacturing/Primary industry/Mining/ Utilities2.05(0.75–5.56)2.09(0.77–5.71)2.05(0.75–5.59)1.86(0.68–5.10)1.85(0.67–5.08)1.92(0.69–5.31)
 Wholesale and retail trade/ Automotive and motorcycle repair/Accommodation and food services2.32(0.86–6.29)2.49(0.91–6.78)2.44(0.89–6.67)2.25(0.82–6.15)2.24(0.82–6.12)2.24(0.81–6.18)
 Transportation and warehousing/ Information and communication2.54(0.90–7.22)2.78(0.97–7.94)3.04 g(1.06–8.72)2.93 g(1.02–8.40)2.91 g(1.01–8.37)2.96 g(1.02–8.57)
 Professional, financial and business services2.16(0.79–5.89)2.26(0.82–6.22)2.50(0.91–6.89)2.46(0.89–6.78)2.45(0.89–6.75)2.52(0.91–7.01)
 Healthcare and social assistance2.63(0.97–7.11)2.45(0.90–6.68)2.87 g(1.05–7.85)2.61(0.95–7.15)2.58(0.94–7.10)2.58(0.93–7.15)
 Education services/Public administration, social security2.48(0.91–6.75)2.17(0.79–5.95)2.62(0.95–7.21)2.50(0.91–6.88)2.48(0.90–6.85)2.48(0.89–6.91)
 Other public and personal services2.78 g(1.02–7.57)2.91 g(1.06–7.98)3.07 g(1.12–8.45)2.84 g(1.03–7.82)2.82 g(1.02–7.78)2.85g(1.02–7.91)
  1. aUnadjusted; b adjusted for age; c adjusted for age, education; d adjusted for age, education, exposure to video display terminal (VDT) and health surveillance; e adjusted for age, education, exposure to VDT and health surveillance, exposure to work-related stress risk; f adjusted for age, education, exposure to VDT and health surveillance, exposure to work-related stress risk, diseases and chronic conditions; g = p < 0.05; h = p < 0.01