Table 2

Odds of body weight dissatisfaction by SES: Results of logistic regression models using the SES index1
Normal2 Preobese Obese
Men Women Men Women Men Women
OR3 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
5: Highest SES4 0.8 0.3–2.2 0.7 0.4–1.3 2.4 1.53.9 1.3 0.7–1.8 3.7 1.87.5 1.5 0.5–4.8
4 0.4 0.1–1.3 0.7 0.4–1.2 1.9 1.53.9 1.1 0.7–1.6 3.3 1.76.3 1.5 0.7–3.6
3 0.4 0.1–1.4 0.8 0.4–1.4 1.5 0.9–2.5 1.0 0.7–1.8 2.1 1.13.8 0.9 0.5–1.7
2 0.8 0.3–2.2 0.8 0.4–1.4 1.2 0.7–1.9 1.1 0.7–2.5 1.6 0.8–2.9 0.8 0.5–1.5
1: Lowest SES 1.0 - 1 -1.9 1.0 - 1 -1 1 - 1 -

Notes:1Adjusted for BMI, age, family status, place of residence, smoking, alcohol consumption, physical activity, nutritional behavior, and weight reduction dieting;

2normal weight: 18.5 ≤ BMI < 25; preobese: 25 ≤ BMI < 30; obese: BMI ≥ 30; 3odds ratios in bold indicate p < .05; 4SES: socioeconomic status.

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von Lengerke et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:342   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-342

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