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Table 5 Regression model indicating factors associated with overweight in women

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
SES
 Low 1   
 Lower-middle 1.085 (0.926–1.272) 0.313
 Upper-middle 1.187 (0.996–1.414) 0.056
 High 1.616 (1.271–2.056) < 0.001
Education level
 Illiterate 1   
 Up to primary school 1.505 (1.307–1.732) < 0.001
 Under diploma 1.567 (1.251–1.962) < 0.001
 University degree 1.570 (0.995–2.392) 0.071
Employment status
 Unemployed 1   
 Employed 0.846 (0.727–0.984) 0.030
Marital status
 Single 1   
 Married 2.396 (1.634–3.516) < 0.001
 Widowed/divorced 2.109 (1.400–3.177) < 0.001
History of cigarette smoking
 No 1   
 Yes 0.648 (0.461–0.909) 0.012
Physical activity
 Light 1   
 Moderate 0.864 (0.717–1.042) 0.125
 High 0.718 (0.595–0.865) 0.001
 Intensive 0.730 (0.578–0.922) 0.008
Calorie intake 1.000 (1.000–1.000) 0.018