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Table 3 Univariate logistic regression analysis of socio-demographic characteristics associated with physical inactivity (n = 350)

From: Prevalence of physical inactivity and barriers to physical activity among obese attendants at a community health-care center in Karachi, Pakistan

Variables OR (95% CI) p-value
Age 1.36 (1.22, 1.52) 0.01
BMI 1.10 (1.02, 1.16) 0.01
Marital Status   <0.05
Single 1  
Married 3.14 (1.60, 6.15) <0.05
Widow/er 1.67 (0.35, 7.93) 0.52
Level of Education   0.10
Matric & Above 1  
Uneducated 2.19 (0.97, 4.92) 0.05
Below matric 1.47 (0.81, 2.68) 0.21
Family Structure   
Nuclear 1 <0.05
Extended 3.40 (2.07, 5.58)  
F/H of Obesity   
No 1 <0.05
Yes 3.54 (2.17, 5.77)  
Gender   
Female 1 0.52
Male 1.17 (0.73, 1.87)  
Ethnicity   0.22
Urdu 1  
Other 1.35 (0.84, 2.17)  
Total monthly Income   
Income 0.996§(0.984,1.008) 0.54
  1. OR for every 10 years increase in age
  2. § OR for every 1000 Rupees increase in income
  3. Hosmer and Lemeshow goodness of fit test indicated that the model fits the data well (χ2 = 3.65, df = 8, p = 0.88).