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Table 4 Results from the probit regression models (marginal effects for obesity-A and obesity-B) for each of the EQ-5D-5L dimensions by sex and age group: probability of developing a problem in each dimension

From: The impact of obesity on health-related quality of life in Spain

  Dim 1: Mobility Dim 2: Self-care Dim 3: Usual Activity Dim 4: Pain/Discomfort Dim 5: Anxiety/Depression
All ages
  Both sexes Men Women Both sexes Men Women Both sexes Men Women Both sexes Men Women Both sexes Men Women
Obesity-A 0.0334 0.0502 0.0188 0.0366 0.0575
Obesity -B 0.1182 0.0640 0.1623 0.0217 0.0414 0.0427 0.0760 0.0754 0.1288
Pseudo R2 0.319 0.278 0.341 0.284 0.250 0.293 0.301 0.258 0.318 0.259 0.207 0.271 0.309 0.252 0.320
Less than 65 years old
  Both sexes Men Women Both sexes Men Women Both sexes Men Women Both sexes Men Women Both sexes Men Women
Obesity-A 0.0202 0.0290 0.0560 0.0405
Obesity-B 0.0932 0.0579 0.1212 0.0145 0.0225 0.0204 0.0365 0.0542 0.1132
Pseudo R2 0.217 0.205 0.238 0.199 0.186 0.213 0.245 0.238 0.257 0.216 0.177 0.234 0.289 0.253 0.302
65 years old and over
  Both sexes Men Women Both sexes Men Women Both sexes Men Women Both sexes Men Women Both sexes Men Women
Obesity-A 0.0953 0.1203 0.0439 0.0547
Obesity-B 0.1800 0.2328 0.0670 0.1243 0.1350 0.1970 0.0931 0.1372 −0.0537
Pseudo R2 0.178 0.160 0.180 0.158 0.159 0.150 0.190 0.171 0.185 0.200 0.165 0.198 0.322 0.261 0.324
  1. Note: only statistically significant marginal effects are shown (p < 0.05), otherwise “–” is shown
  2. The marginal effects for obesity-A and obesity-B for the sample as a whole (coloured areas) correspond to the effects showed in Table 3