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Table 4 Multivariable logistic regression analysis of socio-demographic characteristics associated with physical inactivity among obese attendants (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 No. of participants [%] Adj. OR 95% CI
Age*    
≤ 33 91 [26.0] 1  
>33 259 [74.0] 2.01 1.07, 3.78
BMI*    
≤ 33 273 [78.0] 1  
> 33 77 [22.0] 2.30 1.12, 4.81
Marital Status    
Single 40 [11.4] 1  
Married 302 [86.3] 2.07 0.87, 4. 92
Widow/er 8 [2.3] 1.23 0.19, 7.74
Level of Education    
Matric and above 226 [64.6] 1  
Uneducated 47 [13.4] 2.05 0.82, 5.13
Below matric 77 [22.0] 1.27 0.63, 2.54
F/H of Obesity    
No 128 [36.6] 1  
Yes 222 [63.4] 3.51 2.05, 6.01
Interaction B/W Family structure & Gender    
Female in nuclear family 93 [26.6] 1  
Female in extended family 94 [26.9] 2.37 1.16, 4.92
Male in nuclear family 65 [18.6] 1.02 0.49, 2.15
Male in extended family 98 [28.0] 6.15 2.55, 13.27
  1. * Binary categories were made after quartile analysis
  2. Model is adjusted for monthly household income