Table 4

Multiple logistic regression model for the relationship between perceived racial discrimination and coronary artery calcification stratified by response to unfair racial treatment-- Fort Worth, Texas, 2006-8 (N = 510)

Active response to unfair treatment

Passive response to unfair treatment


Variable

OR*

95% CI*

OR

95% CI


Age

1.09

1.05-1.13

1.1

1.04-1.16


Body mass index

1.03

0.99-1.08

1.08

1.01-1.15


Gender

Female

...

...

...

...

Men

3.4

1.96-5.88

2.32

1.01-5.35


Race/ethnicity

Non-Hispanic white

...

...

...

...

Non-Hispanic African American

0.64

0.31-1.32

0.26

0.08-0.84

Hispanic

0.4

0.18-0.88

0.49

0.15-1.55


Education

Some college or higher

...

...

...

...

Less than High school

1.1

0.46-2.62

0.33

0.10-1.06

High school graduate/GED

1.23

0.62-2.44

0.66

0.24-1.83


Smoked ≥ 100 cigarettes in one's life

No

...

...

...

...

Yes

1.27

0.74-2.19

2.56

1.05-6.40


Diabetes Mellitus status

No

...

...

...

...

Yes

1.91

0.94-3.89

1.35

0.46-3.99


Hypertension status

No

...

...

...

...

Yes

1.15

0.64-2.04

1.13

0.48-2.68


Hyperlipidemia status

No

...

...

...

...

Yes

1.64

0.95-2.83

2.08

0.86-4.99


First degree relative with history of coronary heart disease

No

...

...

...

...

Yes

1.08

0.63-1.85

0.95

0.40-2.23


Experienced racial discrimination

No

...

...

...

...

Yes

0.8

0.41-1.54

2.95

1.19-7.32


* OR = adjusted 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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