Table 3

Logistic regression models of predictors of awareness of DM among adults aged 65 and older in Monastir City (nā€‰=ā€‰531)
Variable Odds ratio
Abdominal obesity
No 1.00
Yes 2.61 ; 1.1- 6a
Comorbidities
No 1.00
Yes 3.80 ; 2.4- 6
Hypertension
No 1.00
Yes 2.7 ; 1.6-4.5

Variables included in the model at the first step but which were not statistically significant included , gender, age, education, place of residence (urban vs rural).

a Figures in italics are the 95% confidence intervals.

Hammami et al.

Hammami et al. BMC Endocrine Disorders 2012 12:15   doi:10.1186/1472-6823-12-15

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