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Table 3 Multivariate logistic regression analysis for factors associated with obesity among young Thai men 2009–2016 (n (%))

From: Trends in the prevalence of obesity among young Thai men and associated factors: from 2009 to 2016

Variables BMI < 30 kg/m2 BMI ≥ 30 kg/m2 AORs 95%CI P-value
Year
 2009 1996 (97.6) 49 (2.4) 1   
 2010 2716 (96.5) 99 (3.5) 1.34 0.91–1.98 0.135
 2011 3234 (97.4) 86 (2.6) 1.06 0.72–1.56 0.762
 2012 2842 (96.6) 101 (3.4) 1.28 0.88–1.88 0.200
 2013 3415 (96.3) 130 (3.7) 1.49 1.03–2.16 0.035
 2014 3372 (95.4) 161 (4.6) 1.75 1.21–2.53 0.003
 2015 3840 (94.7) 213 (5.3) 2.22 1.55–3.18 < 0.001
 2016 4075 (95.1) 211 (4.9) 2.18 1.52–3.12 < 0.001
Age (year)a 21.4 ± 1.2 21.5 ± 1.2 0.96 0.89–1.03 0.233
Region
 Northeast 5096 (97.7) 119 (2.3) 1   
 Central 6768 (95.9) 290 (4.1) 1.85 1.45–2.35 < 0.001
 North 7904 (94.5) 460 (5.5) 2.65 2.11–3.33 < 0.001
 South 5722 (96.9) 181 (3.1) 1.37 1.06–1.78 0.017
Education
  ≤ Primary 4727 (97.0) 145 (3.0) 1   
 Secondary 18,767 (95.9) 795 (4.1) 1.36 1.11–1.66 0.003
 University or higher 1804 (94.7) 100 (5.3) 1.92 1.36–2.70 < 0.001
Occupation
bOutdoor 7755 (97.2) 220 (2.8) 1   
cIndoor 14,028 (95.7) 636 (4.3) 1.41 1.18–1.67 < 0.001
 Others 2995 (94.7) 169 (5.3) 1.65 1.32–2.06 < 0.001
Exercise
 Yes 10,138 (96.9) 320 (3.1) 1   
 No 13,733 (95.3) 679 (4.7) 1.61 1.39–1.86 < 0.001
Smoking
 Current 14,716 (96.1) 604 (3.9) 1   
 Ex-smoker 4826 (95.8) 209 (4.2) 0.96 0.80–1.14 0.618
 Never 4421 (96.2) 173 (3.8) 0.88 0.73–1.07 0.193
  1. Adjusted for: year, age, region, education level, occupation, exercise and smoking.
  2. aMean ± Standard Deviation
  3. bOutdoor occupation: agriculture and labor
  4. cIndoor occupation: unemployed, student, employee, and merchant