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Table 2 Factors associated with body mass index for a sample of individuals living in rural south India based on a multivariable analysis

From: Factors associated with BMI, underweight, overweight, and obesity among adults in a population of rural south India: a cross-sectional study

Variable Coefficient Standard error P value
Constant 19.48 0.57 <0.001
Physical activity (h/day of moderate activity) −0.085 0.040 0.034
Wealth index 0.14 0.031 <0.001
Livestock ownership (Y/N) −0.76 0.30 0.013
Animal fats consumption (g/1000 kcal) −0.060 0.026 0.023
n-6 PUFA consumption (g/1000 kcal) 1.36 0.59 0.022
Television time (h/day) 0.34 0.11 0.003
Tobacco consumption (Y/N) −0.95 0.29 0.001
MSU rurality index −0.76 0.12 <0.001
High caste (Y/N) 1.64 0.49 0.001