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Table 3 Odds ratios of receiving advice from a general practitioner by analysed variables in overweight men (multivariate logistic regression analysis)

From: Nutrition and physical activity counselling by general practitioners in Lithuania, 2000–2014

Variables Advice on nutrition Advice on physical activity
OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
Age
 20–34 1   1  
 35–44 1.3 0.96–1.89 1.4 0.93–2.21
 45–54 1.3 0.95–1.83 1.1 0.71–1.68
 55–64 1.4 0.97–1.91 0.9 0.63–1.51
Highest educational attainment
 Secondary school or lower 1   1  
 College or Vocational school 0.9 0.69–1.01 0.9 0.66–1.18
 University 0.9 0.73–1.21 1.0 0.69–1.31
Place of residence
 Another place 1   1  
 City 1.2 0.99–1.49 1.3* 1.01–1.65
Family status
 Unmarried 1   1  
 Married 1.2 0.91–1.58 0.9 0.64–1.26
Body mass index
  ≥ 25 - < 30 kg/m2 1   1  
  ≥ 30 kg/m2 2.3** 1.90–2.84 2.8** 2.17–3.60
Number of chronic conditions
 No 1   1  
 1 2.5** 1.85–3.38 1.7* 1.17–2.56
 2 5.2** 3.72–7.20 2.0* 1.29–3.06
  ≥ 3 7.6** 5.35–11.03 4.5** 2.92–7.04
Number of the visits to a GP per year
 1–2 1   1  
  ≥ 3 2.6** 2.03–3.32 3.2** 2.23–4.64
Study years a 1.1** 1.07–1.15 1.1* 1.02–1.13
  1. aChange in odds ratio between two adjacent surveys; statistically significant OR in bold; * - p < 0.05; ** - p < 0.001;
  2. Abbreviations: CI confidence interval, GP general practitioner