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Table 4 Comparison of Obese Women to Non-obese Women Selecting a New Body Image for Health and Social Determinants

From: Interest in healthy living outweighs presumed cultural norms for obesity for Ghanaian women

Determinant Odds Ratio 95.0% C.I. p value
Hypertension 2.03 1.64 – 2.51 <0.001
Stroke 1.96 1.61 – 2.38 <0.001
Diabetes 2.00 1.63 – 2.44 <0.001
Myocardial Infarction 2.27 1.80 – 2.86 <0.001
Poor Vision 1.87 1.51 – 2.30 <0.001
Malaria 1.96 1.59 – 2.43 <0.001
Spouse/SO 2.64 1.98 – 3.52 <0.001
Improved Overall Health 1.95 1.60 – 2.37 <0.001