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Table 3 β-coefficients (95 % CI) for parity and different measurements of obesity

From: Association between parity and obesity patterns in a middle-aged and older Chinese population: a cross-sectional analysis in the Tongji-Dongfeng cohort study

  Model 1 Model 2 Model 3 Model 4
BMI 0.38 (0.35, 0.41) 0.48 (0.44, 0.52) 0.45 (0.41, 0.49) 0.34 (0.29, 0.39)
WC 1.77 (1.69, 1.85) 1.40 (1.29, 1.51) 1.32 (1.21, 1.43) 0.97 (0.85, 1.09)
WHtRa 1.54 (1.49, 1.59) 1.01 (0.93, 1.09) 0.96 (0.89, 1.03) 0.63 (0.55, 0.71)
WHRa 1.18 (1.13, 1.23) 0.76 (0.69, 0.83) 0.72 (0.65, 0.79) 0.50 (0.42, 0.58)
VIF for parity 1.00 1.91 1.92 2.18
  1. Abbreviations: BMI body mass index, WC waist circumference, WHtR waist-to-height ratio, WHR waist-to-hip ratio, VIF variance inflation factor
  2. aβ-coefficient amplified by 100
  3. Model 1: unadjusted; Model 2: adjusted for age; Model 3: adjusted for covariate in Model 2 plus DM and hypertension; Model 4: adjusted for covariates in Model 3 plus education level, marital status, physical activity, smoking status (current smoker, passive smoker), current alcohol drinker, current tea drinker, ever used contraceptives, hormone replacement therapy, menopause status and abortion frequency