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Table 4 Multiple logistic regression model for the relationship between perceived racial discrimination and coronary artery calcification stratified by response to unfair racial treatment-- 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

  Active response to unfair treatment Passive response to unfair treatment
Variable OR* 95% CI* OR 95% CI
Age 1.09 1.05-1.13 1.1 1.04-1.16
Body mass index 1.03 0.99-1.08 1.08 1.01-1.15
Gender     
   Female ... ... ... ...
   Men 3.4 1.96-5.88 2.32 1.01-5.35
Race/ethnicity     
   Non-Hispanic white ... ... ... ...
   Non-Hispanic African American 0.64 0.31-1.32 0.26 0.08-0.84
   Hispanic 0.4 0.18-0.88 0.49 0.15-1.55
Education     
   Some college or higher ... ... ... ...
   Less than High school 1.1 0.46-2.62 0.33 0.10-1.06
   High school graduate/GED 1.23 0.62-2.44 0.66 0.24-1.83
Smoked ≥ 100 cigarettes in one's life     
   No ... ... ... ...
   Yes 1.27 0.74-2.19 2.56 1.05-6.40
Diabetes Mellitus status     
   No ... ... ... ...
   Yes 1.91 0.94-3.89 1.35 0.46-3.99
Hypertension status     
   No ... ... ... ...
   Yes 1.15 0.64-2.04 1.13 0.48-2.68
Hyperlipidemia status     
   No ... ... ... ...
   Yes 1.64 0.95-2.83 2.08 0.86-4.99
First degree relative with history of coronary heart disease     
   No ... ... ... ...
   Yes 1.08 0.63-1.85 0.95 0.40-2.23
Experienced racial discrimination     
   No ... ... ... ...
   Yes 0.8 0.41-1.54 2.95 1.19-7.32
  1. * OR = adjusted odds ratio, CI = confidence interval