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Table 4 Adjusted Odds ratios [OR] for covariates listed in regression model with confidence intervals [CI]

From: Body Mass Index and Employment-Based Health Insurance

Covariate OR 95% CI P
BMI    
   normal* 1.00   
   overweight 1.16 1.00, 1.34 0.052
   obese 1.23 1.07, 1.43 0.004
Age, per year 1.00 1.00, 1.01 0.166
Race    
   white* 1.00   
   Hispanic 0.69 0.57, 0.85 <0.001
   African American 1.20 1.00, 1.45 0.053
   other 0.94 0.74, 1.21 0.647
Gender    
   female* 1.00   
   male 1.13 0.99, 1.28 0.067
Family income    
   low* 1.00   
   medium 2.11 1.83, 2.42 <0.001
   high 2.08 1.78, 2.43 <0.001
Years education    
   <12* 1.00   
   = 12 1.74 1.46, 2.07 <0.001
   >12 2.47 2.01, 3.04 <0.001
Marital status    
   never married* 1.00   
   widowed/divorced/separated 1.15 0.94, 1.41 0.167
   married 1.26 1.05, 1.51 0.014
Number of dependents, excluding spouse    
   none* 1.00   
   one 0.87 0.75, 1.01 0.070
   two 0.70 0.60, 0.82 <0.001
   three 0.83 0.69, 0.99 0.035
   four or more 0.63 0.50, 0.81 <0.001
Smoker    
   no* 1.00   
   yes 0.88 0.77, 1.00 0.043
Metropolitan area    
   no* 1.00   
   yes 1.01 0.89, 1.16 0.833
Region of residency    
   northeast* 1.00   
   midwest 0.91 0.75, 1.10 0.314
   south 1.02 0.84, 1.25 0.818
   west 1.23 1.01, 1.50 0.040
Number of prescription medications    
   none* 1.00   
   1 to 2 1.14 0.97, 1.35 0.112
   3 to 5 1.37 1.13, 1.66 0.001
   4 to 14 1.37 1.17, 1.61 <0.001
   15 or more 1.38 1.15, 1.65 <0.001
Blue collar employment classification    
   no* 1.00   
   yes 1.02 0.89, 1.17 0.814
Union membership    
   no* 1.00   
   yes 3.55 2.72, 4.63 <0.001
Employment status    
   part-time* 1.00   
   full-time 7.19 6.20, 8.33 <0.001
Number of employees at workplace    
   unknown* 1.00   
   1 to 10 0.77 0.61, 0.97 0.029
   11 to 25 1.29 1.01, 1.65 0.045
   26 to 100 1.91 1.49, 2.44 <0.001
   101 or more 3.30 2.60, 4.18 <0.001
Spouse offered EBHI    
   no* 1.00   
   yes 0.34 0.28, 0.41 <0.001
  1. *Reference category.