Table 2

Estimated odds ratios and 95% confidence intervals for normal weight, overweight and obese classified by BMI and WC after adjusting for age and sex
High SBP vs normal SBP High DBP vs normal DBP High BP vs normal BP
n (%) OR 95% CI P n (%) OR 95% CI P n (%) OR 95% CI P
BMI
NW 3808 (6.30) 1.00 2689 (4.45) 1.00 5243 (8.67) 1.00
OW 1362 (13.29) 1.67 1.54-1.82 <0.0001 789 (7.70) 1.51 1.36-1.67 <0.0001 1630 (15.90) 1.50 1.39-1.62 <0.0001
OB 1600 (21.63) 2.17 1.94- 2.43 <0.0001 992 (13.41) 2.09 1.83-2.39 <0.0001 1896 (25.63) 1.95 1.76-2.16 <0.0001
WC
NW 4110 (6.53) 1.00 2894 (4.60) 1.00 5577 (8.86) 1.00
OW 1261 (13.84) 1.48 1.35-1.62 <0.0001 784 (8.61) 1.35 1.21-1.50 <0.0001 1547 (16.98) 1.47 1.36-1.60 <0.0001
OB 1386 (23.56) 2.25 2.01-2.53 <0.0001 785 (13.34) 1.79 1.56-2.06 <0.0001 1629 (27.69) 2.24 2.02-2.48 <0.0001
Age 1.03 1.02-1.04 <0.0001 0.93 0.92-0.94 <0.0001 1.01 1.00-1.02 0.0255
Sex
Girls vs boys 0.78 0.74-0.82 <0.0001 1.14 1.07-1.21 <0.0001 0.90 0.86-0.94 <0.0001

DBP, diastolic blood pressure; SBP, systolic blood pressure; BMI, body mass index; WC, waist circumference; NW, normal weight; OW, overweight; OB, obese.

Lu et al.

Lu et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:24   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-24

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