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Table 3 Univariable and multivariable odds ratios (95% CI) for predictors of high body mass index among university staff

From: Evaluation of health status and its predictor among university staff in Nigeria

Explanatory variables Categories of explanatory variables Univariable Multivariable
Crude odds ratio Confidence interval p-value Adjusted odds ratio Confidence interval p-value
Age   1.054 1.021–1.087 0.001 1.037 0.997–1.079 0.071
Gender Male 1    1   
Female 2.525 1.434–4.446 0.001 2.281 1.252–4.156 0.007
Working locations Headquarter 1      
Study centre 0.738 0.436–1.250 0.259    
Religion Christian 1    1   
Islam 0.364 0.178–0.746 0.006 0.330 0.151–0.722 0.006
Marital status Single 1    1   
Married 0.458 0.259–0.809 0.007 1.903 0.957–3.784 0.067
Highest education level Primary 1      
Secondary 1.202 0.391–3.698 0.748    
Colleges 2.644 0.786–8.900 0.116    
University 2.579 0.900–7.386 0.078    
Designation No response 3.429 0.397–29.618 0.263 5.115 0.504–51.940 0.168
Academic 3.714 1.200–11.493 0.023 3.198 0.710–14.405 0.130
Senior non-academic 1.714 0.982–2.991 0.058 1.8431 0.765–4.493 0.173
Junior non-academic 1    1   
Average monthly income Low 1    1   
Medium 1.605 0.924–2.789 0.093 0.934 0.391–2.229 0.878
High 6.456 1.466–28.437 0.014 1.522 0.245–9.437 0.652