Table 3

ORs (95% CI) for knee OA according to parameters of MetS
Model 1 Model 2
Male Female Male Female
OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI)
WC (≥ 90/80 cm) 1.229 (0.615, 2.457) 2.004 (1.464, 2.743) 1.356 (0.650, 2.828) 1.838 (1.311, 2.576)
HTN 1.113 (0.586, 2.115) 2.000 (1.470, 2.722) 0.710 (0.361, 1.397) 0.933 (0.653, 1.334)
Hyperglycemia 1.334 (0.703, 2.533) 0.909 (0.670, 1.235) 1.458 (0.748, 2.839) 0.822 (0.591, 1.143)
Hypertriglyceridemia 0.798 (0.416, 1.530) 1.138 (0.827, 1.566) 0.997 (0.498, 1.999) 1.045 (0.742, 1.471)
Low HDL - C 1.202 (0.625, 2.311) 1.129 (0.816, 1.560) 1.020 (0.513, 2.027) 1.029 (0.724, 1.461)

Abbreviations: OR Odds ratio, CI confidence interval, OA osteoarthritis, MetS metabolic syndrome, WC waist circumference, HTN hypertension, HDL - C high density lipoprotein cholesterol.

Model 1: unadjusted. Model 2: adjusted for age, height exercise, alcohol intake, and smoking. ORs (95% CI) in Model 2 was 1.094 (1.060, 1.130) in male subjects and 1.089 (1.069, 1.108) in female subjects, and no significance was found with other factors.

Han et al.

Han et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:603   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-603

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