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Table 3 Factors associated with overweight, class I and class II obese for a sample of individuals in rural south India

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

Risk factor Overweight (23–25 kg/m2) OR 95 % CI Obesity class I (25–30 kg/m2) OR 95 % CI Obesity class II (>30 kg/m2) OR 95 % CI
Physical activity (h/day of moderate activity) 1.02 (0.96, 1.08) 0.94b (0.88, 0.99) 0.75a (0.62, 0.92)
Wealth index 1.02 (0.97, 1.07) 1.07a (1.03, 1.12) 1.09b (1.00, 1.17)
Own a television (Y/N) 2.88b (1.08, 7.67) 2.19 (0.81, 5.87) 1.17 (0.13, 10.8)
Television time (h/day) 1.06 (0.90,1.26) 1.19b (1.01, 1.39) 1.22c (0.13, 10.8)
High caste (Y/N) 2.37b (1.21, 4.67) 3.54a (1.90, 6.60) 4.62b (1.22, 17.49)
Rurality index 0.70a (0.52, 0.83) 0.69a (0.59, 0.82) 0.41a (0.26, 0.63)
Tobacco consumption 0.80 (0.52, 1.23) 0.75c (0.48, 1.16) 0.15b (0.035, 0.68)
  1. asignificant to p < 0.01
  2. bsignificant to p < 0.05
  3. ctendency to p < 0.2