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Table 3 Association between reporting patterns of appearance discrimination and poor self-rated health among emerging adults in Korea, 2005–2013 (N = 2,973)

From: Lookism hurts: appearance discrimination and self-rated health in South Korea

Appearance discrimination Distribution Unadjusted Adjusteda
N (%) OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
 Never 2,513 (84.5) 1 Referent 1 Referent
 Repeated 74 (2.5) 4.79* 2.85-8.05 3.70* 2.19–6.27
 Incident 173 (5.8) 3.38* 2.17-5.26 3.10* 1.99-4.83
 In error 213 (7.2) 1.54 0.96-2.47 1.21 0.72-2.02
  1. * P < 0.001
  2. aAdjusted for sex, age, change of BMI at baseline and follow-up, residential area, and baseline self-rated health