Table 4

BMI predicting the presence of psychiatric disorders using logistic regression
OR (95% CI)* p Adjusted OR p
(95% CI)
Any mood disorder
BMI 0.993 (0.976-1.010) 0.425 0.999 (0.980-1.018) 0.890
Female 3.155 (2.094-4.752) <0.001
Age (years) 0.988 (9.68-1.008) 0.226
Marital status
 single
 married 1.188(0.765-1.846) 0.443
 divorced or widowed 2.808 (1.508-5.230) 0.001
Any anxiety disorder
BMI 0.978 (0.958-0.999) 0.04 0.975 (0.954-0.997) 0.027
Female 0.920 (0.619-1.385) 0.697
Age (years) 0.995 (0.973-1.018) 0.680
Marital status
 single
 married 0.853 (0.519-14.03) 0.531
 divorced or widowed 0.871 (0.408-1.860) 0.722
Any eating disorder
BMI 1.015 (0.988-1.042) 0.280 1.008 (0.980-1.038) 0.573
Female 3.728 (1.734-8.016) 0.001
Age (years) 0.973 (0.940-1.007) 0.114
Marital status
 single
 married 0.608 (0.0293-1.264) 0.183
 divorced or widowed 1.152 (0.434-3.055) 0.776
Sleep disorders
BMI 1.055 (1.011-1.100) 0.013 1.084(1.032-1.140) 0.001
Female 0.629 (0.247-1.599) 0.330
Age (years) 1.013 (0.957-1.072) 0.658
Marital status
 single
 married 4.653 (1.299-16.670) 0.018
 divorced or widowed 1,676 (0.168-16.68) 0.659
Any psychiatric disorder
BMI 1.003 (0.988-1.019) 0.6761.004 (0.987-10.02) 1.004
Female 1.779 (1.292-2.448) <0.001
Age (years) 0.982 (0.965-1.000) 0.050
Marital status
 single
 married 1.209 (0.818-1.788) 0.340
 divorced or widowed 2.152 (1.186-3.906) 0.012

*OR, odds ratio; CI, confidence interval.

Note. Educational level was also adjusted but not shown here. None of each educational level was predictive of the presence of psychiatric disorders.

Lin et al.

Lin et al. BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:1   doi:10.1186/1471-244X-13-1

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