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Table 4 Odds ratios of receiving advice from a general practitioner by analysed variables in women with overweight and obesity (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 0.89–1.80 1.5 0.94–2.44
 45–54 1.8* 1.27–2.42 1.3 0.83–2.07
 55–64 2.2** 1.54–2.99 1.8* 1.17–2.90
Highest educational attainment
 Secondary school or lower 1   1  
 College or Vocational school 0.9 0.78–1.12 1.2 0.94–1.49
University 1.0 0.79–1.21 1.4* 1.05–1.80
Place of residence     
 Another place 1   1  
 City 1.2 1.00–1.37 1.4* 1.17–1.77
Family status
 Unmarried 1   1  
 Married 1.1 0.92–1.31 0.84 0.68–1.04
Body mass index
  ≥ 25 - < 30 kg/m2 1   1  
  ≥ 30 kg/m2 2.3** 1.94–2.68 2.7** 2.17–3.29
Number of chronic conditions
 No 1   1  
 1 1.5* 1.15–1.84 1.4 0.98–1.86
 2 2.4** 1.89–3.14 1.9** 1.34–2.65
  ≥ 3 3.4** 2.57–4.40 2.6** 1.84–3.69
Number of the visits to a GP per year
 1–2 1   1  
  ≥ 3 2.2** 1.70–2.81 1.9** 1.33–2.64
Study years a 1.02 0.99–1.06 1.01 0.97–1.05
  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