Table 5 Sequential logistic regression models showing relation between depression in 1994 and obesity in 1999 (BMI30), with adjustment for other risk factors

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

  Adjusteda(N=1886) Incidenceb(N=1561)
Obesity, 1999 OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
Model 1=Controlling for age, gender, education and marital status 1.20 0.68–2.13 1.27 0.62–2.62
Model 2=Model 1+financial strain, recent life events, social isolation, and social support 1.43 0.79–2.61 1.36 0.64–2.90
Model 3=Model 2+chronic conditions and ADL 1.17 0.64–2.15 1.01 0.46–2.22
  1. aAdjusting on obesity status in 1994.
  2. bExcluding those who were obese in 1994.