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Table 4 Results for multinomial logistic regression comparing the association of eating habits and mental disorders between unhealthy BMI categories in Western countries

From: Obesity and nutrition behaviours in Western and Palestinian outpatients with severe mental illness

   Underweight
n = 14
   Overweight
n = 155
   Obese
n = 71
 
  OR 95% CI p OR 95% CI p OR 95% CI p
Eating Habits          
   Healthy food & drinks 0.07 0.01-0.53 0.010 1.11 0.59-2.09 0.743 0.85 0.36-2.00 0.717
   Diet products 0.21 0.03-1.40 0.107 1.74 0.92-3.30 0.088 2.54 1.02-6.33 0.045
   Traditional products 3.19 0.34-29.64 0.308 0.48 0.21-1.07 0.072 0.29 0.10-0.90 0.032
   Fast food 2.38 0.66-8.51 0.184 1.42 0.85-2.37 0.175 1.80 0.89-3.65 0.105
   Regular meals 1.27 0.45-3.54 0.654 0.89 0.60-1.31 0.559 1.16 0.66-2.03 0.608
   Unhealthy snacking 1.04 0.39-2.77 0.939 1.17 0.83-1.64 0.362 1.34 0.85-2.10 0.209
   Eating away from home 1.32 0.55-3.14 0.537 1.07 0.80-1.42 0.648 0.95 0.63-1.43 0.817
   Emotional eating 0.82 0.41-1.66 0.590 1.18 0.91-1.55 0.217 1.85 1.31-2.60 <0.001
   Eating socially 1.36 0.70-2.67 0.367 0.99 0.77-1.28 0.950 0.93 0.65-1.32 0.667
Disorder          
   Schizophrenia   Reference        
   Substance 0.30 0.02-5.49 0.417 0.58 0.27-1.23 0.153 0.70 0.21-2.37 0.569
   Mood 1.07 0.07-15.57 0.960 0.83 0.38-1.79 0.628 1.45 0.44-4.75 0.542
   Anxiety 5.46 0.38-79.1 0.214 0.96 0.36-2.54 0.927 3.54 0.98-2.76 0.054
  1. Reference dependant category is healthy BMI. Adjusted OR's are reported controlling for demographic variables (age, gender, education and marital status) and Western locality (Germany, UK and Australia).