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Table 2 Probit model estimating BMI categories (collapsed overweight and obesity)

From: Short relative leg length is associated with overweight and obesity in Mexican immigrant women

  Overweight and Obesity  
Variable Coefficient 95% CI Marginal effect 95% CI
Age 0.10 (−0.20,0.38) 0.03 (−0.06,0.12)
Age squared −0.00 (− 0.00,0.00) − 0.00 (− 0.00,0.00)
Short LLI 0.98† (− 0.07,2.02) 0.21† (0.06,0.34)
Education
  < 6 years
 6 to12 years 0.09 (−0.87,1.05) 0.03 (−0.27,0.32)
  > 12 years −0.08 (−1.16,0.99) −0.02 (− 0.36,0.31)
Having had children 1.06† (0.22,1.89) 0.38‡ (0.22,1.89)
Chronic condition 0.03 (−0.69,0.63) 0.01 (−0.21,0.19)
Community of origin
 Urban
 Semi-urban −0.91† (−1.53,-0.28) −0.29† (− 0.49,-0.09)
 Rural −1.63* (−2.55,-0.71) −0.58* (− 0.86,-0.30)
Traditional 0.69† (0.09,1.30) 0.23† (0.02,0.44)
Fresh fruits & vegetables perceived as more expensive 0.68† (0.09,1.26) 0.21† (0.02,0.40)
Sedentary 0.03 (−0.55,0.62) 0.00 (−0.17,0.19)
N 129    
  1. Notes: CI confidence interval. Significance *p < 0.001; †p < 0.01; ‡p < 0.05
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