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Table 4 Association between Obesity and history of having a miscarriage within last 6 months, difficulty getting pregnant during past 2 years and giving birth within last 6 months (n = 746)

From: The prevalence and factors associated with obesity among adult women in Selangor, Malaysia

Profile of the respondents Obese BMI ≥ 30 n(%) Non-Obese BMI < 30 n(%) p value OR 95% CI
Had a miscarriage within the last 6 months      
Yes 0(0.0) 22(100.0) 0.023* 1.24 1.19–1.28
No 139(19.2) 585(80.8)    
Having difficulty getting pregnant past 2 years      
Yes 6(13.6) 38(86.4) 0.380 0.72 0.34–1.54
No 133(18.9) 569(81.1)    
Have you given birth within the last 6 months      
Yes 7(14.9) 40(85.1) 0.496 0.79 0.39–1.59
No 132(18.9) 567(81.1)    
  1. * p < 0.05 = significant