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Table 4 Logistic regression showing predictors of central obesity

From: Central obesity and normal-weight central obesity among adults attending healthcare facilities in Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality, South Africa: a cross-sectional study

Variables Beta S.E Wald OR (95% CI) p value
Sex
 Female 2.4 0.2 152.6 11.1 (7.6–16.2) < 0.001
 Male (reference)      
Smoking
 No 0.8 0.2 10.8 2.1 (1.4–3.4) 0.001
 Yes (reference)      
Level of education
 Secondary or tertiary level of education 0.7 0.2 13.4 2.0 (1.4–2.9) < 0.001
 No or primary education (reference)      
Age
 Above 30 years 0.8 0.2 13.7 2.1(1.4–3.2) < 0.001
 30 years or below (reference)      
Marital status
 Married 0.7 0.2 10.2 1.9 (1.3–2.9) 0.001
 Never married (reference)      
Hypertension
 Yes 0.7 0.2 15.6 2.1 (1.5–3.0) < 0.001
 No (reference)      
Diabetes
 Yes 0.8 0.2 12.1 2.2 (1.4–3.5) < 0.001
 No (reference)