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Table 5 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

  Uganda 2011 (N =2201) Zambia 2007 (N = 5775) Zimbabwe 2010 (N =7567)
Characteristic Odds ratios 95% CI Odds ratios 95% CI Odds ratios 95% CI
Age 1.069 (0.950, 1.202) 1.162 (1.078, 1.252) 1.182 (1.122, 1.244)
Age-squared 0.999 (0.998, 1.00) 0.998 (0.997, 0.999) 0.998 (0.998, 0.999)
Urban 2.695 (1.328, 5.471) 3.150 (2.082, 4.765) 1.384 (0.925, 2.071)
Wealth 1.099 (0.966, 1.251) 1.231 (1.165, 1.301) 1.106 (1.066, 1.147)
Wealth*Urban/rural 0.961 (0.828, 1.114) 0.892 (0.832, 0.957) 0.988 (0.933, 1.046)
  1. Models include: educational level, breastfeeding status, marital status, use of contraception, region of residence, and religion