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Table 6 Influence of coronary heart disease risk factors on blood cholesterol by age

From: Sex differences in risk factors for coronary heart disease: a study in a Brazilian population

VARIABLES LOGISTIC SE p-VALUE ODDS RATIO a 95% CI
  COEFFICIENT     
SEX 0.195 0.211 0.355 1.215 0.804; 1.836
AGE 50 b 2.074 0.243 0.009 7.961 4.946; 12.813
BMI c 0.576 0.207 0.005 1.778 1.185; 2.668
AGE 50*SEX - 0.953 0.285 0.001 0.386 0.221; 0.674
AGE 50*BMI -0.551 0.281 0.050 0.576 0.332; 1.000
  1. a = odds ratio = esum of logistic coefficients; CHOL above 6.22 mmol/L; b = by age group (<50 and ≥ 50 y); c = <25 and ≥ 25 kg/m2; CI = confidence interval