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Table 4 Associations for the socioeconomic status and metabolic syndrome in women and men

From: Socioeconomic status and metabolic syndrome in the general population of China: a cross-sectional study

Variables Models
OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI)* OR (95% CI)**
Women    
Education level    
 <7 years 1.0 1.0 1.0
 7~12 years 0.43 (0.38,0.49) 0.80 (0.69,0.92) 0.87 (0.75,0.99)
 >12 years 0.26 (0.20,0.33) 0.57 (0.44,0.73) 0.83 (0.62,0.91)
Personal monthly income level   
 Lower 1.0 1.0 1.0
 Middle 0.64 (0.50,0.80) 0.87 (0.68,1.11) 0.98 (0.93,1.59)
 Higher 0.36 (0.16,0.80) 0.48 (0.21,1.13) 0.56 (0.22,1.39)
Household monthly income level   
 Lower 1.0 1.0 1.0
 Middle 0.72 (0.60,0.87) 0.86 (0.71,0.94) 0.94 (0.86,0.97)
 Higher 0.45 (0.24,0.85) 0.65 (0.34,0.95) 0.72 (0.65,0.88)
Men    
Education level    
 <7 years 1.0 1.0 1.0
 7~12 years 1.12 (0.88,1.42) 1.18 (0.91,1.54) 1.06 (0.79,1.42)
 >12 years 0.89 (0.62,1.26) 0.96 (0.66,1.39) 0.93 (0.61,1.44)
Personal monthly income level   
 Lower 1.0 1.0 1.0
 Middle 1.11 (0.85,1.45) 1.12 (0.86,1.47) 0.98 (0.72,1.33)
 Higher 1.18 (0.70,1.98) 1.22 (0.72,2.05) 1.18 (0.66,2.12)
Household monthly income level   
 Lower 1.0 1.0 1.0
 Middle 0.90 (0.66,1.22) 0.91 (0.66,1.24) 0.83 (0.59,1.19)
 Higher 1.10 (0.48,2.50) 1.12 (0.49,2.57) 0.94 (0.38,2.30)
  1. *Adjusted for age.
  2. **Adjusted for age, marital status, smoking, drinking, physical activity, BMI, and community type.