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Table 3 Association of Body mass index (BMI) and prevalence of overweight, obesity and thinness with correlates

From: Prevalence of overweight, obesity and thinness in 9–10 year old children in Mauritius

Correlate Difference in BMI Odds ratios (95% CI)
  kg/m2(95%CI) Overweight Obesity Thinness
Girls vs. Boys 0.2 (−0.3, 0.7) 1.23 (0.83, 1.84) 1.05 (0.56, 2.08) 1.09(0.73, 1.63)
Creole vs. Indian 0.3 (−0.3, 1.0) 0.93 (0.57, 1.53) 0.64 (0.21, 1.97) 0.33(0.19, 0.57)
Urban vs. Rural 0.5 (0.01, 1.0) 1.12 (0.83, 1.51) 1.62 (0.87, 2.99) 0.84(0.52, 1.34)
  1. Note. CI = confidence interval.
  2. All estimates from regression models are mutually adjusted for the factors listed in the table taking account of clustering of individuals within school.