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Table 3 Probit model estimating abdominal adiposity (> = 85 cm)

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

Variable Coefficient 95% CI Marginal effect 95% CI
Age 0.03 (−0.25,0.30) 0.01 (−0.08,0.10)
Age squared 0.00 (0.00,0.00) 0.00 (−0.00,0.00)
Short LLI 1.19† (0.14,2.24) 0.39* (0.14,0.47)
Education
  < 6 years
 6 to12 years −0.01 (− 0.91,0.89) −0.00 (− 0.32,0.32)
  > 12 years − 0.27 (−1.28,0.74) −0.10 (− 0.48,0.29)
Having had children 0.65 (−0.14,1.44) 0.25 (−0.05,0.55)
Chronic condition 1.04† (0.34,1.74) 0.32* (0.15,0.48)
Community of origin
 Urban
 Semi-urban −0.83† (−1.40,-0.27) − 0.30† (− 0.51,-0.10)
 Rural − 0.98† (− 1.81,-0.15) −0.37† (− 0.67,-0.07)
Traditional 0.25 (−0.33,0.83) 0.09 (−0.12,0.30)
Fresh fruits & vegetables perceived as more expensive 0.68† (0.14,1.22) 0.25† (0.05,0.45)
Sedentary 0.00 (−0.57,0.56) 0.00 (−0.20,0.20)
N 130    
  1. Notes: CI confidence interval. Significance *p < 0.001; †p < 0.01; ‡p < 0.05