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Table 3 Adjusted Odds ratios of being overweight by selected characteristics

From: Complex association between rural/urban residence, household wealth and women’s overweight: evidence from 30 cross-sectional national household surveys in Africa

  Gabon 2012 (N = 4599) Ghana 2008 (N = 4185) Guinea 2012 (N = 3876)
Characteristic Odds ratios 95% CI Odds ratios 95% CI Odds ratios 95% CI
Age 1.267 (1.169, 1.373) 1.358 (1.259, 1.466) 1.242 (1.140, 1.353)
Age-squared 0.998 (0.996, 0.998) 0.996 (0.995, 0.997) 0.997 (0.996, 0.999)
Urban 2.983 (1.682, 5.290) 3.513 (2.092, 5.900) 2.817 (1.554, 5.106)
Wealth 1.199 (1.083, 1.328) 1.216 (1.138, 1.300) 1.180 (1.076, 1.295)
Wealth*Urban/rural 0.853 (0.758, 0.961) 0.899 (0.826, 0.978) 0.916 (0.826, 1.016)
  Kenya 2008/9 (N = 7187) Lesotho 2009 (N = 3593) Liberia 2007 (N = 5757)
Characteristic Odds ratios 95% CI Odds ratios 95% CI Odds ratios 95% CI
Age 1.216 (1.135, 1.302) 1.188 (1.101, 1.281) 1.277 (1.177, 1.387)
Age-squared 0.998 (0.997, 0.999) 0.998 (0.997, 0.999) 0.997 (0.996, 0.998)
Urban 4.304 (2.466, 7.512) 0.734 (0.424, 1.268) 3.242 (2.299, 4.571)
Wealth 1.239 (1.169, 1.313) 1.150 (1.101, 1.201) 1.348 (1.230, 1.477)
Wealth*Urban/rural 0.824 (0.757, 0.904) 1.043 (0.966, 1.125) 0.790 (0.711, 0.878)
  Madagascar 2009 (N = 7153) Malawi 2010 (N = 6405) Mali 2006 (N = 11304)
Characteristic Odds ratios 95% CI Odds ratios 95% CI Odds ratios 95% CI
Age 1.421 (1.266, 1.594) 1.240 (1.149, 1.336) 1.221 (1.136, 1.312)
Age-squared 0.995 (0.994, 0.997) 0.997 (0.996, 0.998) 0.998 (0.997, 0.999)
Urban 2.255 (1.230, 4.133) 1.800 (1.033, 3.136) 3.907 (2.426, 6.295)
Wealth 1.352 (1.265, 1.444) 1.150 (1.091, 1.213) 1.112 (1.041, 1.189)
Wealth*Urban/rural 0.882 (0.803, 0.969) 0.983 (0.898, 1.076) 0.932 (0.842, 1.032)
  1. Models include: educational level, breastfeeding status, marital status, use of contraception, region of residence, and religion