Table 4 Sequential logistic regression models showing relation between obesity in 1994 (BMI30) and depression in 1999, with adjustment for other risk factors

From: Prospective association between obesity and depression: evidence from the Alameda County Study

  Adjusteda(N=1886) Incidenceb(N=1748)
Depression, 1999 OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
Model 1=Controlling for age, gender, education and marital status 1.69 1.11–2.59 2.06 1.26–3.37
Model 2=Model 1+financial strain, recent life events, social isolation, and social support 1.65 1.07–2.55 1.92 1.16–3.18
Model 3=Model 2+chronic conditions and ADL 1.53 0.99–2.38 1.79 1.06–3.02
  1. aAdjusting on depression status in 1994.
  2. bExcluding those depressed in 1994.