Table 4

Odds Ratio (OR)* for IFG and diabetes associated with study period among Kuwaiti males and females
IFG** Diabetes***
Study Period OR 95% CI P-value OR 95% CI P-value
Male
2002-03 1.00 1.00
2004-05 0.99 0.72 1.35 0.93 0.65 0.48 0.89 0.006
2006-07 0.88 0.65 1.18 0.36 0.52 0.39 0.71 0.001
2008-09 0.32 0.21 0.49 0.001 0.34 0.24 0.49 0.001
Female
2002-03 1.00 1.00
2004-05 0.70 0.52 0.96 0.024 0.78 0.58 1.04 0.090
2006-07 0.98 0.75 1.28 0.867 0.76 0.57 1.00 0.050
2008-09 0.32 0.21 0.49 0.001 0.33 0.22 0.49 0.001

*Adjusted for age, education, BMI and serum cholesterol level.

**Fasting blood glucose level ≥ 6.1 but <7.0 mmol/L. ***Fasting blood glucose ≥7.0 mmol/L.

Ahmed et al.

Ahmed et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:103   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-103

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