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Table 1 Comparison of the socio-demographic characteristics between the obese and non-obese women

From: Association between obesity and abnormal Papanicolau(Pap) smear cytology results in a resource-poor Nigerian setting

Socio-demographic characteristicsObese women
N = 200
Non-obese women
N = 200
OR (95% CI)P-value
Age(years)  1.00 (0.75–1.33)0.94
 21–303232  
 31–406868  
 41–505454  
 51–603737  
 61–7099  
Marital status  1.05 (0.79–1.40)0.78
 Married180170  
 Single610  
 Separated813  
 Widow67  
Residential address  0.87 (0.65–1.16)0.36
 Rural5571  
 Urban145129  
Educational qualification  0.96 (0.72–1.28)0.83
 No formal1424  
 Primary3832  
 Secondary93101  
 Tertiary5543  
Number of life sexual partners  0.92 (0.69–1.23)0.62
 14654  
 29783  
 33845  
 ≥ 41918  
Parity  1.06 (0.80–1.42)0.72
 0–14135  
 2–47187  
 ≥ 58878  
Occupation  1.11 (0.83–1.48)0.52
 Unemployed3828  
 Farming5067  
 Trading1717  
 Civil service1926  
 Teaching3626  
 Artisans1618  
 Professionals2418  
  1. OR Odds ratio, CI Confidence Interval