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Table 2 Odds ratios pertaining to irregular breakfast eating habits for baseline demographic characteristics via binary logistic regression modeling

From: Associations between breakfast eating habits and health-promoting lifestyle, suboptimal health status in Southern China: a population based, cross sectional study

Independent variables Scarcely Sometimes
Ba OR (95% CI) p-value Ba OR (95% CI) p-value
Age       
≤25 0.668 1.950 (1.633-2.329) 0.000 0.260 1.297 (1.104-1.523) 0.002
<25 and < =35 0.388 1.474 (1.311-1.657) 0.000 0.169 1.184 (1.074-1.306) 0.001
>35 Reference Reference
Gender       
Man 0.564 1.757 (1.618-1.908) 0.000 0.307 1.359 (1.269-1.456) 0.000
Woman Reference Reference
Married status       
Unmarried 0.495 1.640 (1.425-1.888) 0.000 0.284 1.329 (1.167-1.513) 0.000
Married Reference Reference
Education level       
Less than junior high school 0.431 1.538 (1.345-1.758) 0.000 0.461 1.585 (1.409-1.784) 0.000
High school or college 0.218 1.243 (1.138-1.358) 0.000 0.234 1.264 (1.175-1.361) 0.000
Bachelor degree or above Reference Reference
Occupation       
Professional 0.549 1.732 (1.506-1.992) 0.000 0.018 1.018 (0.896-1.157) 0.781
Manager 0.690 1.994 (1.715-2.319) 0.000 0.100 1.105 (0.964-1.266) 0.153
Clerk 0.836 2.308 (1.622-3.283) 0.000 0.010 1.010 (0.725-1.407) 0.953
Soldier −0.085 0.919 (0.165-5.106) 0.923 0.342 1.408 (0.375-5.292) 0.612
Production personnel 1.242 3.462 (2.143-5.594) 0.000 0.567 1.763 (1.117-2.784) 0.015
Operating personnel 0.737 2.090 (1.807-2.417) 0.000 0.355 1.426 (1.250-1.628) 0.000
Business, service personnel 1.463 4.320 (3.247-5.749) 0.000 0.574 1.775 (1.338-2.355) 0.000
Freelancer 1.050 2.858 (2.347-3.480) 0.000 0.391 1.479 (1.223-1.789) 0.000
Inoccupation (housewife, etc.) 1.335 3.799 (1.939-7.445) 0.000 0.321 1.378 (0.691-2.749) 0.363
High school students Reference Reference
Drinking       
Yes 0.286 1.331 (1.220-1.452) 0.000 0.281 1.324 (1.235-1.420) 0.000
No Reference Reference
Smoking       
Yes 0.498 1.646 (1.481-1.828) 0.000 0.155 1.167 (1.056-1.290) 0.002
No Reference Reference
  1. aUnstandardized regression coefficients.
  2. The model is adjusted for demographic variables include age, gender, BMI, married status, education level, occupation, drinking and smoking.