Table 7

Adjusted regression coefficients (SE) of Mexican American ethnicity (yes/no) as a predictor of difference of measured and self-reported BMI by gender in NHANES III

Variable

N

Demographic-Adjusted*

95% CI

Demographic-and health-adjusted+

95% CI


Men

7552

1.28**

0.87–1.69

1.20**

0.81–1.59

Women

8142

2.35**

1.68–3.03

2.19**

1.51–2.87


CI, confidence interval

*adjusted for age (y), education < 12 years (yes/no), marital status (married/single), region (South vs other), metropolitan residence (yes/no).

+Adjusted for the above plus smoking status (smoker/nonsmoker) and poor self-reported health (yes/no)

** p < 0.01

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