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Table 2 Simple logistic regression models for coronary artery calcification -- Fort Worth, Texas, 2006-8 (N = 510)

From: Self-reported racial discrimination, response to unfair treatment, and coronary calcification in asymptomatic adults - the North Texas Healthy Heart study

  Any calcification
Variable OR* 95% CI*
Age 1.09 1.06-1.11
Body mass index 1.04 1.01-1.07
Gender   
   Female ... ...
   Men 2.5 1.72-3.63
Race/ethnicity   
   Non-Hispanic white ... ...
   Non-Hispanic African American 0.55 0.35-0.86
   Hispanic 0.37 0.23-0.58
Education   
   Some college or higher ... ...
   Less than High school 0.97 0.61-1.54
   High school graduate/GED 0.72 0.45-1.16
Smoked ≥ 100 cigarettes in one's life   
   No ... ...
   Yes 1.79 1.24-2.59
Diabetes Mellitus status   
   No ... ...
   Yes 1.89 1.20-2.97
Hypertension status   
   No ... ...
   Yes 1.73 1.19-2.49
Hyperlipidemia status   
   No ... ...
   Yes 2.09 1.44-3.03
First degree relative with history of coronary heart disease   
   No ... ...
   Yes 1.58 1.10-2.29
Depressive symptomatology   
   Low (CES-D score < 17) ... ...
   High (CES-D score ≥ 17) 1.01 0.67-1.52
Response to unfair treatment   
   Active ... ...
   Passive 0.99 0.68-1.45
Experienced racial discrimination   
   No ... ...
   Yes 0.88 0.59-1.29
  1. * OR = crude or unadjusted odds ratio, CI = confidence interval