Table 8

Adjusted odds ratio (OR) for CVD risk factors according to lifestyle scores

OLS

Overall obesity*1

Abdominal obesity**2

Low HDL-cholesterol**3

Hypertension**4


OR (95% CI)

P

OR (95% CI)

p

OR (95% CI)

p

OR (95% CI)

P


Low (reference)

1.00

1.00

1.00

1.00

Medium

0.35 (0.13–0.90)

0.030

0.24 (0.05–1.12)

0.070

0.98 (0.37–2.60)

0.974

0.68 (0.28–1.65)

0.396

High

0.07 (0.02–0.29)

<0.001

0.18 (0.04–0.80)

0.025

0.60 (0.17–2.12)

0.431

0.19 (0.05–0.68)

0.011


* The model included age, sex, SES and OLS

** The model included age, sex, SES, BMI and OLS

1Holsmer-Lemshow test: χ2 = 7.138; p = 0.522

2Holsmer-Lemshow test: χ2 = 6.494; p = 0.592

3Holsmer-Lemshow test: χ2 = 5.393; p = 0.715

4Holsmer-Lemshow test: χ2 = 5.027; p = 0.755

Logistic regression was not performed for diabetes and hypertriglyceridemia because they are almost non-existent in the study sample.

Sodjinou et al. BMC Public Health 2008 8:84   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-8-84

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