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Table 3 Regression coefficients (Reg. Coef.) and odds ratios (OR) with 95% confidence intervals (95% CI) of explanatory variables for the occurrence of diabetes obtained from logistic regression model

From: “Impact of stature on non-communicable diseases: evidence based on Bangladesh Demographic and Health Survey, 2011 data”

  Model I Model II Model III
Characteristics OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI)
Height category    
 Q1: (≤1.51) (Ref) 1.00 1.00 1.00
 Q2: (1.51-1.583) 0.92 (0.79, 1.08) 0.92 (0.78, 1.08) 0.93 (0.79, 1.10)
 Q3: (1.583-1.637) 0.84 (0.71, 0.98)** 0.81 (0.68, 0.95)** 0.84 (0.71, 1.00)**
 Q4: (≥1.673) 0.86 (0.74, 1.01)* 0.79 (0.67, 0.95)** 0.82 (0.69, 0.98)**
Education level    
 No education (Ref)   1.00 1.00
 Primary   1.06 (0.92, 1.23) 1.06 (0.91, 1.23)
 Secondary   1.01 (0.84, 1.21) 0.97 (0.81, 1.17)
 Higher   1.5 (1.2, 1.94)*** 1.39 (1.09, 1.77)**
Wealth index    
 Poorest   1.12 (0.92, 1.36) 1.09 (0.89, 1.33)
 Poorer   1.15 (0.95, 1.39) 1.13 (0.93, 1.37)
 Middle (Ref)   1.00 1.00
 Richer   1.05 (0.87, 1.27) 1.03 (0.85, 1.25)
 Richest   1.6 (1.3, 1.97)*** 1.46 (1.18, 1.79)***
Place of residence    
 Rural (Ref)   1.00 1.00
 Urban   1.06 (0.93, 1.23) 1.11 (0.96, 1.29)
Division    
 Dhaka (Ref)   1.00 1.00
 Barisal   1.9 (1.54, 2.38)*** 1.91 (1.53, 2.39)***
 Chittagong   1.7 (1.37, 2.05)*** 1.63 (1.33, 2.00)***
 Khulna   0.85 (0.69, 1.05) 0.83 (0.67, 1.03)*
 Rajshahi   1.24 (1.0, 1.54)*** 1.19 (0.96, 1.49)
 Rangpur   0.98 (0.79, 1.21) 0.95 (0.77, 1.18)
 Shylet   1.62 (1.31, 2.01)** 1.59 (1.28, 1.97)***
BMI category    
 Thin    1.17 (1.03, 1.34)**
 Normal (Ref)    1.00
 Overweight    2.09 (1.74, 2.52)***
  1. Notes.
  2. ***p value < 0.001, **p value < 0.05, *p value < 0.10.