Table 4

Likelihood of centre-right-aligned publications mentioning categories of driver and solution

UnadjustedAdjusted*
OR95% CIP valueOR95% CIP value
Drivers of obesity
 Overall drivers
  Any drivers mentioned0.900.66 to 1.230.5050.780.56 to 1.100.162
  Any biological/genetic driver mentioned0.730.45 to 1.200.2140.850.49 to 1.460.557
  Any individual driver mentioned1.000.75 to 1.340.9740.840.61 to 1.160.292
  Any societal driver mentioned0.620.45 to 0.86 0.004 0.690.48 to 0.99 0.046
 Individual drivers
  Mentions poor diet, overeating0.730.54 to 0.99 0.045 0.650.46 to 0.93 0.018
  Mentions poor self-control, willpower or choices0.610.35 to 1.040.0680.710.39 to 1.280.255
  Mentions insufficient exercise, sedentary lifestyle0.750.55 to 1.030.0770.670.47 to 0.97 0.032
  Mentions parenting shortcomings1.140.84 to 1.550.3861.080.77 to 1.520.660
 Societal drivers
  Mentions an abundance of processed/fast food0.610.41 to 0.89 0.011 0.730.48 to 1.120.153
  Mentions a lack of health services or facilities0.900.52 to 1.580.7250.870.46 to 1.650.671
  Mentions food/drink advertising and promotions0.560.36 to 0.88 0.012 0.550.32 to 0.94 0.030
Solutions to obesity
 Biological0.730.42 to 1.290.2860.540.26 to 1.090.087
 Individual0.900.67 to 1.200.4640.900.64 to 1.250.527
 Societal0.620.46 to 0.83 0.001 0.540.39 to 0.75 0.000
  • Bold type denotes statistical significance defined as p<0.05.

  • *Adjusted for publication market.