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Table 4 Odds ratio (OR) and 95% confidence interval (CI) for being overweight and obese BMI ≥ 25 kg/m2 among sedentary staffs (N = 400)

From: Association between body mass index and ready-to-eat food consumption among sedentary staff in Nay Pyi Taw union territory, Myanmar

CharacteristicsUnadjustedAdjusted a)
OR 95%CIOR 95% CI
Age (in years)
 32 or younger1Reference1Reference
 Above 323.51(1.96–6.27)***3.97(1.82–8.69) **
Marital status
 Married1.91(1.08–3.36) *1.57(0.76–3.28)
 Other rank1Reference1Reference
 Officer and above2.81(1.53–5.15) **1.51(0.63–3.60)
 Yes3.57(1.15–11.06) *5.62(1.06–29.90) *
Frequency of RTEc food consumption
 Less frequently consumede1Reference1Reference
 More frequently consumedd5.69(2.01–16.12) **4.78(1.44–15.85) **
Preference of RTEc food
 Yes11.97(3.67–39.06) ***8.93(2.54–31.37) **
Timing of consumption
 Othersb4.47(1.06–18.95) *0.26(0.05–1.31)
Intensity of physical exercise
 Light2.17(1.14–4.12) **3.55(1.63–7.73) **
Leisure activity
 Sedentary3.07(1.27–7.39) **3.32(1. (22–9.03) **
Medical history of NCDsa
 No1Reference1Re Reference
 Yes4.18(2.30–7.61) ***1.99(1. (0.92–4.33)
  1. aNCDs: non-communicable diseases;bOthers: breakfast, lunch and supper; cRTE: ready-to-eat; dMore frequently consumed (two to three times per day, once daily, two to four times per week, once per week and one to three times per month). eLess frequently consumed (less than once per month) *P,0.05;**P,0.01;***P < 0.001;OR: odds ratio, CI: confidence interval a) Adjusted for the variables listed in this table