Table 3

Association between low vitality and impaired glucose tolerance and impaired fasting glucose, respectively, using normal glucose tolerance as reference
None Intermediate Severe None Intermediate Severe
OR OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
Men Women
Low vitality and the association with IGT
Adjusted for age
1 1.4 (0.8-2.2) 2.8 (1.3-5.8) 1 1.3 (0.9-2.0) 2.0 (1.2-3.4)
Adjusted for age, BMI
1 1.4 (0.8-2.3) 2.7 (1.3-5.7) 1 1.3 (0.8-1.9) 1.7 (1.0-3.0)
Adjusted for age, BMI, smoking
1 1.4 (0.8-2.3) 2.8 (1.3-5.8) 1 1.3 (0.8-2.0) 1.8 (1.0-3.1)
Adjusted for age, BMI, smoking, level of education
1 1.3 (0.8-2.3) 2.2 (1.0-5.0) 1 1.4 (0.9-2.1) 1.9 (1.1-3.3)
Adjusted for age, BMI, smoking, level of education, level of physical activity
1 1.1 (0.6-1.9) 2.0 (0.9-4.4) 1 1.3 (0.8-2.0) 1.8 (1.0-3.2)*
Adjusted for age, BMI, smoking, level of education, level of physical activity, alcohol consumption
1 1.1 (0.6-2.0) 2.0 (0.9-4.6) 1 1.3 (0.8-2.1) 1.7 (0.9-3.0)
Low vitality and the association with IFG
Adjusted for age
1 1.0 (0.7-1.7) 1.0 (0.4-2.3) 1 1.2 (0.5-2.5) 2.3 (0.9-5.8)

IGT impaired glucose tolerance, IFG impaired fasting glucose, BMI body mass index.

Associations were estimated using logistic regression and were expressed by OR and 95% confidence intervals.

*p=0.048.

Andersson et al.

Andersson et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:700   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-700

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