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Table 5 Linear regression model between BMI since arrival and independent variables (backward elimination), sub-sample with cases that reported weight gain, bias-corrected and accelerated bootstrapped confidence interval based on 5000 samples (N = 176)

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

BMI since arrival, weight gained since arrival β 95% CI p-value
Lower Upper
BMI before escape 0.86 0.74 0.97 < 0.001
Male sex −0.97 −1.91 −0.03 0.042
Iraqi −0.94 −1.67 −0.21 0.012
Intercept 5.68 2.88 8.48 < 0.001
Coefficient of determination (R2): 0.676  
Adjusted R2: 0.671  
F-value: 119.9, p < 0.001  
  1. β: regression coefficient, CI: confidence interval