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Table 3 Factors associated with overweight/obesity among adults in Northwestern region of Ethiopia, 2015 (n = 1405)

From: Overweight/obesity among adults in North-Western Ethiopia: a community-based cross sectional study

Variables Overweight/obesity COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)
Yes No
Sex Male 39 570 1  
Female 120 676 2.59 (1.78–3.79) 2.72 (1.74–4.23) **
Performing mild to moderate physical activity Yes 43 705 0.28 (0.19–0.41) 0.61 (0.37–0.99) **
No 116 541 1  
Residence Rural 30 684 1  
Urban 129 562 5.23 (3.46–7.91) 3.12 (1.76–5.54) **
Age category < 23 14 183 1  
24–28 25 246 2.05 (1.05–4.04) 2.82 (1.33–5.98**
29–36 34 220 3.12 (1.64–5.97) 5.30 (2.43–11.56) **
37–50 38 274 2.80 (1.49–5.29) 6.06 (2.77–13.29) **
> 50 48 223 4.35 (2.34–8.09) 7.14 (3.23–15.79) **
Fruit and vegetable intake Yes 40 509 0.49 (0.33–0.71 0.51 (0.34–0.77) **
No 119 737 1  
  1. Note: *p-value < 0.05, **p-value< 0.001, CI = Confidence Interval, COR = Crude Odds Ratio, AOR = Adjusted Odds Ratio