Table 2

Components of metabolic syndrome and elevated depressive symptoms in men and women
N of cases/participants Age-adjusted prevalence (%) Age-adjusted OR (95% CI) P value
Men
  Central obesity
   No 34/912 3.6 Reference
   Yes 24/441 5.9 1.61 (0.94–2.77) 0.08
  Elevated BP
   No 21/582 3.9 Reference
   Yes 37/771 4.9 1.26 (0.73–2.18) 0.41
  Hypertriglyceridemia
   No 40/939 4.1 Reference
   Yes 18/414 4.8 1.17 (0.66–2.09) 0.60
  Low HDL cholesterol
   No 51/1276 4.0 Reference
   Yes 7/77 8.3 2.55 (1.11–5.86) 0.03
  Elevated FPG
   No 16/570 2.9 Reference
   Yes 42/783 5.5 1.90 (1.06–3.42) 0.03
Women
   Central obesity
   No 43/593 7.4 Reference
   Yes 68/1167 5.9 0.78 (0.53–1.16) 0.22
  Elevated BP
   No 58/899 6.8 Reference
   Yes 53/861 6.2 0.91 (0.61–1.36) 0.65
  Hypertriglyceridemia
   No 100/1471 6.8 Reference
   Yes 11/289 3.6 0.54 (0.28–1.01) 0.05
  Low HDL cholesterol
   No 102/1607 6.3 Reference
   Yes 9/153 6.4 0.92 (0.45–1.85) 0.81
  Elevated FPG
   No 71/1103 6.5 Reference
   Yes 40/657 6.3 0.93 (0.62–1.39) 0.71

OR odds ratio, 95% CI 95% confidence interval, BP blood pressure, HDL high-density lipoprotein, FPG fasting plasma glucose.

OR and P values were estimated using logistic regression models.

Sekita et al.

Sekita et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:862   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-862

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