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Table 3 Regression model indicating factors associated with overweight in total population

From: Gender difference in determinant factors of being overweight among the 40–70-year-old population of Kharameh cohort study, Iran

Variables retained in model Odd’s Ratio (OR) 95% Confidence Interval for OR p-value
Age
 40–49 1   
 50–59 1.095 (0.989–1.213) 0.080
 ≥60 1.123 (0.992–1.272) 0.066
SES
 Low 1   
 Lower-middle 1.119 (0.988–1.268) 0.076
 Upper-middle 1.277 (1.119–1.458) < 0.001
 High 1.684 (1.458–1.945) < 0.001
Gender
 Male 1   
 Female 2.002 (1.744–2.299) < 0.001
Education level
 Illiterate 1   
 Up to primary school 1.365 (1.224–1.522) < 0.001
 Under diploma 1.343 (1.166–1.546) < 0.001
 University degree 1.317 (1.055–1.643) 0.015
Marital status
 Single 1   
 Married 1.975 (1.388–2.809) < 0.001
 Widowed/divorced 1.699 (1.162–2.485) 0.006
History of cigarette smoking
 No 1   
 Yes 0.630 (0.558–0.710) < 0.001
Employment status
 Unemployed 1   
 Employed 0.940 (0.833–1.061) 0.317
Physical activity
 Light 1   
 Moderate 0.965 (0.844–1.103) 0.598
 High 0.802 (0.699–0.919) 0.002
 Intensive 0.720 (0.627–0.827) < 0.001