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Table 3 Logistic regression models assessing chronic disease outcomes (OR, 95% CI) with a spouse that is a current international migrant: crude associations (panel 1), adjusted for confounders (panel 2); and including possible mediators (panel 3) (n = 414)

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 Cir. Anemia Iron Def Hypertension Diabetes
Panel 1
International Migrant 0.37 (0.11, 1.24) 1.32 (0.78, 2.21) 1.61 (0.95, 2.72) 0.79 (0.43, 1.48) 0.82 (0.49, 1.37) 1.59 (0.95, 2.66) 0.51 (0.28, 0.93) 0.60 (0.33, 1.10)
Panel 2
International Migrant 0.83 (0.22, 3.18) 0.82 (0.45, 1.49) 1.69 (0.92, 3.14) 0.94 (0.46, 1.91) 1.49 (0.82, 2.68) 1.22 (0.68, 2.20) 1.04 (0.51, 2.11) 1.07 (0.53, 2.14)
Age 1.03 (0.99, 1.07) 0.99 (0.97, 1.02) 1.02 (0.99, 1.04) 1.03 (1.00, 1.05) 1.03 (1.01, 1.05) 0.99 (0.98, 1.02) 1.05 (1.02, 1.07) 1.07 (1.04, 1.09)
Education 0.91 (0.82, 0.99) 1.07 (1.02, 1.13) 1.08 (1.02, 1.14) 1.05 (0.99, 1.12) 0.99 (0.94, 1.04) 1.09 (1.03, 1.14) 1.00 (0.95, 1.06) 0.99 (0.94, 1.05)
Islam 0.89 (0.32, 2.46) 1.35 (0.70, 2.59) 0.96 (0.49, 1.86) 0.85 (0.42, 1.70) 0.61 (0.33, 1.15) 1.49 (0.79, 2.77) 0.49 (0.26, 0.93) 0.84 (0.43, 1.66)
Betelnut use 1.14 (0.49, 2.65) 0.73 (0.44, 1.22) 1.04 (0.60, 1.78) 0.99 (0.56, 1.76) 1.39 (0.85, 2.26) 1.16 (0.71, 1.89) 1.29 (0.76, 2.18) 0.55 (0.31, 0.97)
Panel 3
International Migrant 2.05 (0.31, 13.43) 0.44 (0.18, 1.07) 0.96 (0.39, 2.33) 0.49 (0.18, 1.29) 3.43 (1.42, 8.29) 1.30 (0.56, 3.02) 0.57 (0.21, 1.55) 0.66 (0.26, 1.72)
Age 1.04 (0.99, 1.09) 0.98 (0.96, 1.02) 1.02 (0.99, 1.05) 1.02 (0.99, 1.06) 1.05 (1.02, 1.08) 1.00 (0.97, 1.03) 1.04 (1.01, 1.07) 1.05 (1.02, 1.09)
Education 0.99 (0.88, 1.12) 1.02 (0.95, 1.09) 1.04 (0.97, 1.12) 0.99 (0.92, 1.07) 1.04 (0.98, 1.11) 1.09 (1.02, 1.16) 0.98 (0.92, 1.06) 0.99 (0.93, 1.07)
Islam 0.97 (0.20, 4.66) 1.74 (0.69, 4.38) 0.98 (0.39, 2.46) 0.52 (0.21, 1.26) 0.43 (0.18, 1.04) 1.37 (0.59, 3.19) 0.59 (0.25, 1.41) 1.48 (0.57, 3.82)
Betelnut use 1.27 (0.42, 3.83) 0.70 (0.37, 1.34) 1.04 (0.52, 2.05) 0.88 (0.43, 1.82) 1.29 (0.69, 2.41) 0.89 (0.48, 1.65) 1.27 (0.65, 2.47) 0.76 (0.38, 1.52)
Income 0.78 (0.48, 1.26) 1.51 (1.08, 2.11) 1.54 (1.09, 2.17) 1.71 (1.18, 2.47) 0.84 (0.62, 1.13) 0.80 (0.59, 1.08) 1.37 (0.99, 1.90) 1.12 (0.82, 1.54)
Food secure 0.31 (0.12, 0.79) 1.54 (0.83, 2.86) 1.23 (0.65, 2.33) 2.04 (1.00, 4.14) 0.67 (0.37, 1.19) 0.73 (0.41, 1.29) 1.03 (0.56, 1.91) 1.53 (0.81, 2.89)
All bazaar food 0.48 (0.19, 1.21) 2.21 (1.24, 3.95) 1.82 (1.00, 3.32) 1.78 (0.94, 3.37) 0.65 (0.38, 1.13) 1.16 (0.68, 1.97) 1.13 (0.63, 2.02) 1.50 (0.83, 2.73)