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Table 2 Logistic regression models assessing the association of chronic disease outcomes (OR, 95% CI) with a spouse who has ever migrated: crude associations (panel 1); adjusted for confounders (panel 2); and including possible mediators (panel 3) (n = 621)

From: Labor migration is associated with lower rates of underweight and higher rates of obesity among left-behind wives in rural Bangladesh: a cross-sectional study

Variable Underweight Obese High Body Fat High Waist Circ. Anemia Iron Deficiency Hypertension Diabetes
Panel 1
Ever Migrant 0.66 (0.37, 1.17) 1.51 (1.09, 2.09) 1.42 (1.01, 1.99) 1.31 (0.92, 1.88) 0.63 (0.46, 0.86) 1.44 (1.05, 1.98) 0.85 (0.60, 1.18) 0.98 (0.69, 1.39)
Panel 2
Ever Migrant 1.01 (0.54, 1.88) 1.15 (0.80, 1.65) 1.39 (0.96, 2.02) 1.43 (0.96, 2.12) 0.74 (0.52, 1.05) 1.22 (0.86, 1.73) 1.24 (0.84, 1.83) 1.21 (0.82, 1.79)
Age 1.02 (0.99, 1.05) 0.99 (0.97, 1.01) 1.02 (0.99, 1.04) 1.03 (1.01, 1.05) 1.02 (1.00, 1.04) 0.99 (0.97, 1.00) 1.05 (1.03, 1.07) 1.07 (1.05, 1.09)
Education 0.88 (0.81, 0.95) 1.06 (1.01, 1.09) 1.08 (1.04, 1.13) 1.04 (0.99, 1.09) 1.02 (0.98, 1.06) 1.05 (1.01, 1.09) 1.02 (0.98, 1.06) 1.02 (0.97, 1.06)
Islam 0.95 (0.38, 2.36) 1.23 (0.71, 2.14) 1.07 (0.60, 1.92) 0.90 (0.49, 1.65) 0.89 (0.52, 1.51) 1.38 (0.81, 2.34) 0.59 (0.34, 1.05) 0.94 (0.52, 1.71)
Betelnut use 1.13 (0.56, 2.24) 0.83 (0.54, 1.25) 1.11 (0.72, 1.72) 1.06 (0.67, 1.67) 1.28 (0.86, 1.91) 1.21 (0.81, 1.81) 1.61 (1.04, 2.48) 0.61 (0.39, 0.96)
Panel 3
Ever Migrant 1.59 (0.78, 3.29) 1.01 (0.64, 1.59) 1.16 (0.72, 1.86) 1.29 (0.79, 2.11) 0.94 (0.61, 1.46) 1.42 (0.91, 2.20) 1.18 (0.73, 1.93) 0.98 (0.61, 1.58)
Age 1.01 (0.98, 1.05) 0.98 (0.96, 1.01) 1.02 (0.99, 1.05) 1.03 (1.00, 1.05) 1.02 (1.00, 1.05) 0.99 (0.97, 1.01) 1.06 (1.03, 1.09) 1.06 (1.04, 1.09)
Education 0.94 (0.85, 1.03) 1.03 (0.98, 1.09) 1.06 (1.00, 1.12) 1.00 (0.95, 1.06) 1.04 (0.99, 1.09) 1.05 (0.99, 1.10) 1.02 (0.96, 1.08) 1.04 (0.98, 1.09)
Islam 1.02 (0.29, 3.65) 1.59 (0.73, 3.43) 1.33 (0.59, 3.01) 0.67 (0.31, 1.44) 0.74 (0.36, 1.51) 1.39 (0.68, 2.85) 0.77 (0.35, 1.69) 1.24 (0.55, 2.77)
Betelnut use 1.13 (0.49, 2.58) 0.79 (0.48, 1.33) 1.11 (0.64, 1.90) 0.98 (0.56, 1.70) 1.29 (0.79, 2.13) 0.99 (0.59, 1.62) 1.54 (0.89, 2.64) 0.67 (0.38, 1.16)
Income 0.78 (0.55, 1.11) 1.10 (0.88, 1.39) 1.21 (0.95, 1.55) 1.31 (1.02, 1.69) 1.07 (0.86, 1.33) 0.78 (0.63, 0.98) 1.28 (1.00, 1.64) 0.99 (0.79, 1.27)
Food secure 0.37 (0.18, 0.74) 1.23 (0.76, 1.99) 1.22 (0.74, 2.03) 1.42 (0.84, 2.40) 0.89 (0.56, 1.40) 0.83 (0.53, 1.32) 0.92 (0.55, 1.52) 1.15 (0.69, 1.90)
All bazaar food 0.62 (0.31, 1.25) 1.89 (1.22, 2.94) 1.78 (1.12, 2.84) 1.54 (0.95, 2.48) 0.99 (0.65, 1.51) 1.34 (0.88, 2.04) 0.99 (0.62, 1.58) 1.17 (0.73, 1.86