Table 3

The association between obesity and the risk of depressive symptoms at 2-year follow-up (Wave 7) (n=6804)

Independent variableOR95% CI for ORP value
LowerUpper
Obesity1.541.331.79<0.01
Obesity
Adjusted for poor metabolic health
1.501.291.75<0.01
Obesity
Adjusted for poor metabolic health and baseline depression (Wave 6)
1.321.111.56<0.01
Obesity
Adjusted for poor metabolic health, baseline depression (Wave 6), gender, age and wealth
1.191.001.410.06