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Table 3 Odds ratio and 95% confidence intervals for the presence of MetS according to the FMI quartiles in men and women

From: The utility of fat mass index vs. body mass index and percentage of body fat in the screening of metabolic syndrome

Odds ratio(95% confidence interval)
Gender FMI(kg/m2) Unadjusted Adjusted* Adjusted $
Women Quartile 1(<5.25) 1 1 1
  Quartile 2(5.25-6.33) 4.083(0.451-36.975) 2.722(0.288-25.749) 3.127(0.340-30.464)
  Quartile 3(6.33-7.93) 25.465(3.385-191.583)^ 10.584(1.190-94.111)# 8.397(0.917-76.883)
  Quartile 4(>7.93) 182.636(24.887-1340.296)^ 52.039(4.144-653.436)& 25.574(1.945-336.228)#
Men Quartile 1(<4.39) 1 1 1
  Quartile 2(4.39-5.65) 2.283(0.695-7.504) 1.329(0.380-4.650) 1.305(0.372-4.584)
  Quartile 3(5.65-7.03) 10.280(3.607-29.304)^ 4.698(1.480-14.909)# 3.860(1.203-12.392)#
  Quartile 4(>7.03) 135.758(49.031-375.890)^ 79.143(21.243-294.852)& 9.166(2.157-38.952)&
  1. *Adjusted for age, smoking status, exercise status, total cholesterol, low-density-lipoprotein cholesterol, percentage of body fat and C-reactive protein. $ added WC into * model; # P < 0.05; & P < 0.01; ^ P < 0.001.