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Table 5 Interaction of obesity status and age on successful aging stratified by gender

From: Association between obesity status and successful aging among older people in China: evidence from CHARLS

Obesity status Male (Odds ratios)b Female (Odds ratios)
60 ~ 74 ≥75 60 ~ 75 ≥75a
Normal 1.000 1.000 1.000 NA
Underweight 0.670 0.535 0.180* NA
Overweight 1.527 1.751 1.34 NA
Obese 2.197*** 1.284 1.105 NA
  1. Note. aBoth of the population with ≥75 years in female cannot reach the criteria of the successful aging, as a result, the analysis isn’t include the oldest(≥75 years) in female. bOdds ratios were estimated by multivariate logistic regression model adjusted for marital status, education level, community type, smoking and drinking. *p < 0.05, ***p < 0.001