Table 5

Odds ratios of MS according to socio-demographic and behavioural risk factors; applying the IDF criterion
Variables N (%) p-value OR 95% CI
Age (years)
35 – 44 103 (51.8) 0.007 0.298 0.125 – 0.714
45 – 64 96 (48.2) Referent 1.0 Referent
Sex
Male 99 (49.7) <0.001 0.060 0.020 – 0.178
Female 100 (50.3) Referent 1.0 Referent
Marital Status
Married 181 (91.0) 0.698 0.598 0.045 – 8.000
Single 18 (9.0) Referent 1.0 Referent
Family Type
Joint Family 2 (1.0) 0.504 3.786 0.076 – 188.597
Open Parent 13 (6.5) 0.556 0.424 0.024 – 7.381
Extended Family 10 (5.0) 0.835 0.830 0.144 – 4.782
Nuclear Family 174 (87.4) Referent 1.0 Referent
Educational Status
Some Education 189 (95.0) 0.289 2.532 0.454 – 14.124
No Education 10 (5.0) Referent 1.0 Referent
Insurance Status
Uninsured 34 (17.1) 0.607 0.724 0.211 – 2.481
Insured 165 (82.9) Referent 1.0 Referent
Occupation
Active Office Worker 109 (54.8) 0.816 0.897 0.360 – 2.236
Sedentary Office Worker 20 (10.1) 0.118 3.270 0.739 – 14.470
Field Worker 70 (35.2) Referent 1.0 Referent
Smoking
Ever Smoked 17 (8.5) 0.649 0.701 0.152 – 3.241
Never Smoked 182 (91.5) Referent 1.0 Referent
Alcohol
Ever Drinker 111 (55.8) 0.670 0.840 0.377 – 1.871
Never Drinker 88 (44.2) Referent 1.0 Referent
Body Mass Index (kgm-2)
Obese (≥ 30) 28 (14.1) 0.003 5.512 1.780 – 17.069
Overweight (25.00 - 29.99) 55 (27.6) <0.001 10.568 4.170 – 26.782
Normal Weight (< 25.00) 116 (58.3) Referent 1.0 Referent

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Gyakobo et al. BMC Endocrine Disorders 2012 12:25   doi:10.1186/1472-6823-12-25

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