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Table 4 Socio demographic associated factors of BMI amongst women in the Gaza Strip

From: Obesity and overweight: prevalence and associated socio demographic factors among mothers in three different areas in the Gaza Strip-Palestine: a cross-sectional study

Variables Simple linear regression Simple linear regression
  ba(95% Cl) P-value bb(95% Cl) P-value
Geographical location0 1.35 (−0.63,3.35) 0.186 - -
Geographical location1 0.51 (−1.67,2.68) 0.647 - -
Age (Year) 0.39 (0.30,0.47) 0.045 0.39 (0.31,0.48) < 0.001
Educational level0 −0.57 (−2.05,0.91) 0.450 - -
Educational level1 2.03 (−0.64,4.70) 0.140 - -
Household members 1.05 (0.76,1.34) <0.001 - -
Household assistance −0.92 (−2.15,0.31) 0.144 - -
Monthly income0 0.91 (−0.44,2.27) 0.185 - -
Monthly income1 −1.37 (−2.62,-0.12) 0.032 −1.59 (−2.74,-0.44) 0.007
Working     
Housewife (Reference)     
Employed mother −1.24 (−4.06,1.56) 0.384 −2.76 (−5.33,-0.19) 0.036
  1. aCrude regression coefficient, bAdjusted regression coefficient.
  2. Stepwise linear regression method applied. There were no interactions amongst independent variables.
  3. Educational level0 is High level to medium and low level. Educational level is Low level to medium and high level.
  4. Income0 is > 2000 shekel to < 1000 and 1000-2000 shekel, Income1 is < 1000 shekel to > 2000 and 1000-2000 shekel.
  5. Geographical location0 is urban to rural and refugee, Geographical location 1 is Refugee to urban and rural area.