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Table 2 Factors associated with obese among Lusaka residents, Zambia-2007

From: Prevalence and correlates of obesity among Lusaka residents, Zambia: a population-based survey

Factor Odds Ratio (95% Confidence Interval)
  Unadjusted Adjusted
Sex   
Male 0.48 (0.40, 0.59) 0.45 (0.29, 0.69)
Female 1 1
Age group (years)   
25–34 0.49 (0.41, 0.59) 0.39 (0.23, 0.67)
35–44 1.12 (0.92, 1.37) 1.28 (0.76, 2.15)
45+ 1  
Education   
None 0.90 (0.70, 1.15) 0.37 (0.15, 0.91)
Primary 1.21 (0.94, 1.57) 1.76 (0.82, 3.77)
Secondary 0.79 (0.64, 0.98) 2.22 (1.21, 4.07)
college/university 1 1
Number of days ate vegetables in a typical week   
0–4 0.57 (0.36, 0.90) 0.51 (0.16, 1.61)
5–7 1 1
Number of days ate fruits in a typical week   
0–4 1.04 (0.89, 1.22) 0.92 (0.62, 1.37)
5–7 1 1
Number of hours spent on sitting or reclining on a typical day (Sedentary behaviour)   
<1.5 0.86 (0.69, 1.06) 0.70 (0.39, 1.27)
1.5–3.4 1.14 (0.96, 1.36) 1.15 (0.70, 1.88)
3.5+ 1 1
Vigorous-intensity activity for 10 minutes continuously   
Yes 0.76 (0.61, 0.94) 0.72 (0.41, 1.28)
No 1 1
Consumed alcohol in past 30 days   
Yes 0.92 (0.66, 1.30) 1.20 (0.78, 1.85)
No 1 1
Smoked cigarettes in past 30 days   
Yes 0.37 (0.21, 0.65) 0.33 (0.12, 0.95)
No 1 1
Blood pressure   
Normal 0.26 (0.16, 0.41) 0.73 (0.35, 1.52)
Mild 0.65 (0.40, 1.04) 1.67 (0.79, 3.52)
Moderate 1.27 (0.72, 2.24) 3.46 (1.34, 8.95)
Severe 1 1