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Table 2 Distribution of the prevalence of abdominal obesity according to the behavioral, demographic, and socioeconomic variables, OR and 95% CI

From: Excess weight and abdominal obesity in postmenopausal Brazilian women: a population-based study

Variables Prevalence of abdominal obesitya OR p
   (95% CI)  
Age (years)
 45–54 56.4 1.0  
 55–64 63.1 1.32 (0.82–2.13) 0.22
 65–69 74.4 2.25 (1.17–4.36) < 0.01
Years of schooling
 < 8 65.9 1.26 (0.84–1.88) 0.24
 ≥8 60.6 1.0  
Marital status
 With partner 65.3 1.22 (0.81–1.84) 0.32
 Single 60.7 1.0  
Skin color
 White 63.1 1.0  
 Nonwhite 66.2 1.14 (0.64–2.04) 0.63
Social class
 A and B 61.5 1.0  
 C and D 64.9 1.16 (0.77–1.75) 0.44
Occupation
 Paid 59.9 1.0  
 Unpaid 67.8 1.41 (0.94–2.11) 0.08
Parity
 0, 1 or 2 56.5 1.0  
 3 or more 68.5 1.68 (1.12–2.52) < 0.01
Physical activity
 Sedentary 65.4 1.32 (0.85–2.05) 0.19
 Active 58.9 1.0  
Smoker
 Yes 56.4 1.0  
 No 64.6 1.41 (0.77–2.59) 0.23
Hormone therapy use
 Yes 57.1 1.0  
 No 65.1 1.40 (0.84–2.82) 0.17
  1. aWaist circumference ≥ 88 cm.