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Table 4 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

  Mozambique 2011 (N = 11318) Namibia 2007 (N = 8541) Niger 2012 (N = 3889)
Characteristic Odds ratios 95% CI Odds ratios 95% CI Odds ratios 95% CI
Age 1.190 (1.127, 1.256) 1.275 (1.202, 1.352) 1.334 (1.216, 1.462)
Age-squared 0.998 (0.997, 0.999) 0.997 (0.997, 0.998) 0.996 (0.995, 0.998)
Urban 1.296 (0.907, 1.853) 1.952 (1.471, 2.589) 3.083 (1.851, 5.135)
Wealth 1.209 (1.152, 1.268) 1.165 (1.125, 1.206) 1.272 (1.177, 1.376)
Wealth*Urban/rural 0.993 (0.938, 1.051) 0.918 (0.881, 0.956) 0.885 (0.798, 0.981)
  Nigeria 2008 (N = 26486) Rwanda 2011 (N = 6178) Senegal 2010/11(N = 4820)
Characteristic Odds ratios 95% CI Odds ratios 95% CI Odds ratios 95% CI
Age 1.235 (1.197, 1.274) 1.125 (1.060, 1.193) 1.241 (1.155, 1.334)
Age-squared 0.998 (0.997, 0.998) 0.998 (0.997, 0.999) 0.998 (0.997, 0.999)
Urban 1.319 (0.999, 1.740) 1.226 (0.777, 1.938) 2.196 (1.231, 3.917)
Wealth 1.119 (1.093, 1.147) 1.186 (1.128, 1.250) 1.067 (1.017, 1.121)
Wealth*Urban/rural 1.007 (0.969, 1.047) 0.962 (0.898, 1.030) 0.980 (0.907, 1.059)
  Sierra Leone 2008 (N = 2960) Swaziland 2006 (N = 4371) Tanzania 2010 (N = 8426)
Characteristic Odds ratios 95% CI Odds ratios 95% CI Odds ratios 95% CI
Age 1.001 (0.929, 1.089) 1.279 (1.214, 1.347) 1.279 (1.205, 1.358)
Age-squared 1.000 (0.999, 1.001) 0.997 (0.997, 0.998) 0.997 (0.996, 0.998)
Urban 1.715 (0.960, 3.065) 0.994 (0.610, 1.619) 3.129 (2.215, 4.421)
Wealth 0.955 (0.860, 1.060) 1.103 (1.064, 1.145) 1.257 (1.171, 1.350)
Wealth*Urban/rural 1.144 (1.000, 1.308) 0.996 (0.936, 1.060) 0.875 (0.803, 0.953)
  1. Models include: educational level, breastfeeding status, marital status, use of contraception, region of residence, and religion