Skip to main content

Table 4 Linear regression model between BMI since arrival and independent variables (backward elimination), bias-corrected and accelerated bootstrapped confidence interval based on 5000 samples (N = 265)

From: Body mass index and associated factors among refugees living in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany: a cross-sectional study

BMI since arrival, overall β 95% CI p-value
Lower Upper
Education, high (vs. medium, low) 1.28 0.24 2.33 0.016
Male sex −1.72 − 2.59 − 0.85 < 0.001
BMI before escape 0.80 0.71 0.89 < 0.001
Iranian − 1.79 −3.07 − 0.50 0.006
Iraqi −0.97 −1.68 − 0.25 0.008
Alcohol abstinencea (vs. alcohol use) − 0.81 − 1.56 − 0.06 0.034
Intercept 6.97 4.52 9.41 < 0.001
Coefficient of determination (R2): 0.664  
Adjusted R2: 0.656  
F-value: 84.9, p < 0.001  
  1. β: regression coefficient, CI: confidence interval
  2. a no consumption of alcoholic beverages on at least one day in a month