Table 5

Logistic regression showing associated factors with overweight among 10 to 19 years adolescent girls reporting to the Dhaka Hospital (urban) and Matlab Hospital (rural), Bangladesh, 2001 to 2018

Overweight
FactorCategoryUnadjusted OR95% CIP valueAdjusted OR95 % CIP value
Age distribution15–19 years0.930.55 to 1.570.789
Self-education for adolescents aged >15 yearsNo formal education0.480.15 to 1.550.219
Maternal educationNo formal education0.280.17 to 0.49<0.001
Paternal educationNo formal education0.360.20 to 0.62<0.001
Number of family membersFamily member >50.860.51 to 1.450.581
Monthly family incomeIncome >US$1005.532.79 to 10.94<0.00131.46 to 6.150.003
Wealth quintilesPoorest wealth quintile0.470.28 to 0.780.004
SanitationUse of non-sanitary toilet0.340.19 to 0.62<0.001
Drinking waterUse of unboiled drinking water0.690.40 to 1.200.191
Duration of diarrhoea>1 day2.221.34 to 3.680.0021.961.17 to 3.290.011
Duration of stay in hospital>24 hours0.530.26 to 1.050.068
Study siteRural2.071.63 to 2.64<0.0012.761.33 to 5.730.006
  • Overweight=Body Mass Index-for-age Z score (BAZ) >+1.00 SD.