Table 3

Estimated odds ratios (OR) and 95% confidence intervals (CIs) for association of demographic characteristics and sexual activity for subjects with hypertension
Frequency Orgasm Satisfaction Duration
Men Women Men Women Men Women Men Women
Education
Primary school 1.15 (0.42,3.15) 0.51 (0.17, 1.52) 1.16 (0.38,3.51) 0.36 (0.11,1.12) 0.69 (0.23,2.12) 0.41 (0.13, 1.32) 0.14 (0.04,0.43)* 0.61 (0.17,2.15)
High school 0.99 (0.51,1.94) 0.86 (0.31, 2.43) 1.29 (0.62,2.68) 0.62 (0.21,1.82) 1.07 (0.52,2.23) 0.76 (0.25, 2.3) 0.31 (0.14,0.66)* 1.41 (0.42,4.74)
University 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Income status
≤1000 0.55 (0.19,1.56) 1.75 (0.39,7.84) 0.49 (0.16,1.56) 0.35 (0.07,1.68) 0.63 (0.20,1.96) 0.65 (0.13, 3.25) 0.51 (0.16,1.59) 1.17 (0.21, 6.66)
1001 ~ 3000 0.76 (0.41,1.39) 1.74 (0.43,7.09) 0.63 (0.33,1.22) 0.79 (0.18,3.39) 0.71 (0.37,1.37) 0.97 (0.22,4.39) 0.87 (0.45,1.71) 1.73 (0.33,9.03)
≥3000 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Occupation
Unemployed or Retired 0.28 (0.12,0.69)* 0.29 (0.14, 0.62) 0.32 (0.12,0.86)* 1.06 (0.43,2.61) 0.33 (0.19,0.88)* 0.33 (0.15, 0.74)* 1.31 (0.51,3.42) 1.74 (0.25,1.33)
Professional 0.96 (0.44,2.14) 0.65 (0.24,1.72) 0.88 (0.37,2.09) 0.85 (0.28,2.57) 0.78 (0.33,1.84) 0.39 (0.14, 1.14)* 1.52 (0.64,3.62) 1.15 (0.37,3.57)
Physical labor 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Cigarette smoking
Never 0.71 (0.39,1.27) 2.06 (0.25,4.62) 0.63 (0.33,1.19) 6.42 (5.10,8.16) 0.64 (0.34,1.21) 1.47 (0.02,8.91) 1.05 (0.55,1.97) 7.61 (6.35,9.21)
Moderate 0.83 (0.37,1.85) 2.45 (0.43,5.52) 0.95 (0.39,2.24) 5.69 (4.22,7.34) 1.19 (0.51,2.82) 1.29 (0.16,10.5) 0.85 (0.36,2.03) 8.41 (7.22,10.14)
Heavy 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Alcohol consumption
Never 1.24 (0.61,2.58) 0.15 (0.14, 0.17) 1.49 (0.67,3.32) 0.45 (0.01, 27.8) 1.61 (0.72,3.59) 0.15 (0.14,0.18) 4.49 (1.28,6.41)* 0.53 (0.03, 83.7)
Moderate 1.45 (0.68,3.03) 0.17 (0.15,0.19) 2.08 (0.92,4.71) 1.05 (0.01,70.1) 1.89 (0.84,4.30) 0.14 (0.13,0.17) 2.02 (0.89,4.55) 1.02 (0.05, 68.3)
Heavy 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Tea drinking
Never 1.37 (0.51,3.71) 0.62 (0.31, 1.17) 0.72 (0.24,2.14) 0.42 (0.18, 0.96)* 1.08 (0.37,3.14) 0.49 (0.24,0.98)* 0.93 (0.31,2.73) 0.29 (0.14, 0.64)*
Moderate 1.13 (0.61,2.09) 0.77 (0.46, 1.68) 0.95 (0.49,1.85) 0.67 (0.38,1.19) 0.81 (0.41,1.59) 0.76 (0.44,1.32) 0.87 (0.44,1.71) 0.73 (0.41,1.29)
Heavy 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Medication
Yes 1.13 (0.66,1.93) 0.84 (0.51, 1.38) 0.79 (0.45,1.43) 0.91 (0.53,1.58) 1.07 (0.59,1.92) 0.84 (0.49,1.41) 1.18 (0.65,2.12) 0.72 (0.41,1.26)
No 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
ECG result
Normal 1.61 (0.94,2.76) 0.96 (0.59, 1.56) 1.63 (0.91,2.94) 0.69 (0.41,1.19) 1.50 (0.83,2.71) 0.91 (0.56, 1.52) 1.58(0.87,2.86) 0.64 (0.37,0.91)
Abnormal 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

*P < 0.05.

Chen et al.

Chen et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:364   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-364

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