Table 3

Metabolic syndrome and elevated depressive symptoms in men and women
N of cases/participants Age-adjusted Multivariable-adjusted*
Prevalence (%) OR (95% CI) P value OR (95% CI) P value
Men
  MetS (−) 35/965 3.6 Reference Reference
  MetS (+) 23/388 7.1 1.78 (1.03–3.08) 0.04 1.82 (1.05–3.15) 0.03
Women
  MetS (−) 87/1261 7.0 Reference Reference
  MetS (+) 24/499 5.2 0.66 (0.41–1.06) 0.08 0.67 (0.42–1.08) 0.10

MetS metabolic syndrome, OR odds ratio, 95%CI 95% confidence interval.

OR and P values were estimated using logistic regression models.

*Adjusted for age, marital status, history of cardiovascular disease, smoking habit, alcohol intake and regular exercise.

Sekita et al.

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

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