Table 2

Simple logistic regression models for coronary artery calcification -- Fort Worth, Texas, 2006-8 (N = 510)

Any calcification


Variable

OR*

95% CI*


Age

1.09

1.06-1.11


Body mass index

1.04

1.01-1.07


Gender

Female

...

...

Men

2.5

1.72-3.63


Race/ethnicity

Non-Hispanic white

...

...

Non-Hispanic African American

0.55

0.35-0.86

Hispanic

0.37

0.23-0.58


Education

Some college or higher

...

...

Less than High school

0.97

0.61-1.54

High school graduate/GED

0.72

0.45-1.16


Smoked ≥ 100 cigarettes in one's life

No

...

...

Yes

1.79

1.24-2.59


Diabetes Mellitus status

No

...

...

Yes

1.89

1.20-2.97


Hypertension status

No

...

...

Yes

1.73

1.19-2.49


Hyperlipidemia status

No

...

...

Yes

2.09

1.44-3.03


First degree relative with history of coronary heart disease

No

...

...

Yes

1.58

1.10-2.29


Depressive symptomatology

Low (CES-D score < 17)

...

...

High (CES-D score ≥ 17)

1.01

0.67-1.52


Response to unfair treatment

Active

...

...

Passive

0.99

0.68-1.45


Experienced racial discrimination

No

...

...

Yes

0.88

0.59-1.29


* OR = crude or unadjusted odds ratio, CI = confidence interval

Cardarelli et al. BMC Public Health 2010 10:285   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-285

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