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Table 5 Results for multinomial logistic regression comparing the association of eating habits and mental disorders between unhealthy BMI categories in Palestine

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

   Overweight
n = 57
   Obese
n = 31
 
  OR 95% CI p OR 95% CI p
Eating habits       
   Healthy food & drinks 1.85 0.22-15.58 .570 3.50 0.24-51.01 .360
   Diet products 0.16 0.02-0.98 .047 0.71 0.08-6.28 .758
   Traditional products 9.95 0.32-11.42 .191 0.05 0.00-8.86 .254
   Fast food 0.40 0.1-1.54 .182 1.01 0.20-5.09 .994
   Regular meals 0.12 0.01-1.73 .118 0.06 0.00-1.34 .076
   Unhealthy snacking 2.60 1.15-5.87 .021 3.73 1.16-12.00 .027
   Eating away from home 0.80 0.31-2.04 .635 0.72 0.24-2.16 .557
   Emotional eating 1.67 0.65-4.27 .287 1.59 0.55-4.59 .388
   Eating socially 0.34 0.14-0.81 .015 0.54 0.19-1.54 .248
Disorder       
   Schizophrenia   Reference     
   Mood 2.75 0.88-8.61 .083 2.91 0.81-10.42 .100
   Anxiety 0.48 0.04-5.57 .553 4.01 0.55-29.31 .171
  1. Reference dependant category is healthy BMI. Adjusted ORs are reported controlling for demographic variables (age, gender, education and marital status).