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Table 1 Crude prevalence (95% CI) and odds of being obese (95% CI), HIS, Belgium 19972008

From: Is the different time trend (1997–2008) of the obesity prevalence among adults in the three Belgian regions associated with lifestyle changes?

Variables   % (95% CI) Odds(95% CI)
Age group 18-24 years 3.4 (2.5-4.3) 1
  25-34 years 6.6 (5.8-7.4) 2.177 (1.589-2.982)
  35-44 years 11.9 (10.8-12.9) 4.105 (3.039-5.544)
  45-54 years 14.6 (13.4-15.8) 4.946 (3.686-6.637)
  55-64 years 20.1 (18.5-21.6) 6.733 (4.988-9.090)
  65-74 years 17.9 (16.3-19.6) 5.227 (3.846-7.105)
  75 + years 13.4 (11.7-15.0) 3.365 (2.442-4.638)
Gender Males 11.9 (11.3-12.6) 1
  Females 12.8 (12.2-13.5) 1.063 (0.974-1.160)
Education No or primary education 19.0 (17.5-20.5) 2.581 (2.226-2.992)
  Secondary inferior 16.8 (15.5-18.1) 2.273 (1.974-2.616)
  Secondary superior 12.6 (11.7-13.5) 1.797 (1.580-2.044)
  Tertiary education 7.4 (6.8-8.1) 1
Year 1997 10.8 (9.8-11.9) 1
  2001 12.1 (11.2-13.0) 1.067 (0.926-1.229)
  2004 12.7 (11.7-13.6) 1.155 (1.001-1.033)
  2008 13.8 (12.7-14.8) 1.307 (1.131-1.512)
Region Flemish Region 11.5 (10.8-12.2) 1
  Brussels Region 11.1 (10.4-11.9) 1.065 (0.956-1.186)
  Walloon Region 14.5 (13.7-15.3) 1.329 (1.205-1.466)