Table 5

Logistic regression coefficient and odds ratio (95% CI) of determining variables considering different variable
Variables BMI WC WHR WHtR
P-value OR (95% CI) P-value OR (95% CI) P-value OR (95% CI) P-value OR (95% CI)
Age 0.001 1.04 (1.02-1.06) 0.001 1.03 (1.01-0.06) 0.706 0.98 (0.93-1.04) 0.003 1.04 (1.02-1.07)
Income 0.016 1.00 (1.0-1.0) 0.030 1.00 (1.0-1.0) 0.865 1.00 (1.0-1.0) 0.249 1.00 (1.0-1.0)
Duration of diabetes 0.513 0.98 (0.95-1.02) 0.438 1.01 (0.97-1.05) 0.013* 1.25 (1.04-1.49) 0.506 1.02 (0.9-1.1)
Management of diabetes
Diet/exercise* Reference Reference Reference Reference
OHA 0.047 1.88 (1.2-2.8) 0.001 4.16 (2.4-7.1) 0.441 1.59 (0.48-5.2) 0.003 2.64 (1.4-5.0)
Insulin 0.567 1.11 (0.77-1.5) 0.013 1.65 (1.1-2.4) 0.495 0.70 (0.25-1.9) 0.001 2.53 (1.43-4.4)
Combination 0.611 1.14 (0.68-1.9) 0.583 1.16 (0.68-1.9) 0.943 0.94 (0.19-4.5) 0.286 1.47 (0.72-2.9)
Exercise habit
No* Reference Reference Reference Reference
Yes 0.466 1.15 (0.78-1.6) 0.937 1.00 (0.65-1.5) 0.230 2.49 (0.56-11.1) 0.129 1.50 (0.8-2.5)
Energy intake 0.448 1.00 (1.0-1.0) 0.488 1.00 (1.0-1.0) 0.437 1.00 (0.99-1.0) 0.337 1.00 (0.9-1.0)

*: Reference group, β for standardized regression coefficient, BMI, WC, WHR and WHtR were taken as dependent variables whereas others taken as independent variables. Significant at p-value <0.05 levels, CI = Confidence Interval, OR = odds ratio, OHA = Oral Hypoglycemic Agent.

Akter et al.

Akter et al. BMC Research Notes 2014 7:513   doi:10.1186/1756-0500-7-513

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