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Table 4 Regression coefficients (Reg. Coef.) and odds ratios (OR) with 95% confidence intervals (95% CI) of explanatory variables for the occurrence of hypertension 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) 0.59 (0.50, 0.70)*** 0.89 (0.72, 1.08) 0.88 (0.72, 1.08)
 Q3: (1.583-1.637) 0.39 (0.33, 0.47)*** 0.71 (0.55, 0.92)** 0.69 (0.53, 0.90)***
 Q4: (≥1.673) 0.43 (0.36, 0.52)*** 0.74 (0.57, 0.97)** 0.72 (0.55, 0.95)**
Gender    
 Male (Ref)   1.00 1.00
 Female   0.44 (0.36, 0.54)*** 0.45 (0.36, 0.56)***
Education level    
 No education (Ref)   1.00 1.00
 Primary   0.90 (0.76, 1.07) 0.87 (0.73, 1.04)
 Secondary   0.96 (0.78, 1.19) 0.92 (0.75, 1.15)
 Higher   1.26 (0.96, 1.65)* 1.14 (0.87, 1.50)
Wealth index    
 Poorest   0.77 (0.61, 0.97)** 0.78 (0.62, 0.99)**
 Poorer   0.84 (0.67, 1.05) 0.86 (0.68, 1.08)
 Middle (Ref)   1.00 1.00
 Richer   1.19 (0.97, 1.47) 1.14 (0.92, 1.41)
 Richest   1.63 (1.3, 2.04)*** 1.5 (1.19, 1.9)***
Place of residence    
 Rural (Ref)   1.00 1.00
 Urban   0.92 (0.79, 1.08) 0.94 (0.80, 1.11)
Division    
 Dhaka (Ref)   1.00 1.00
 Barisal   0.82(0.63,1.06) 0.84 (0.65, 1.1)
 Chittagong   0.67(0.52, 0.85)*** 0.67 (0.52, 0.86)***
 Khulna   1.44(1.15, 1.79)*** 1.45 (1.16, 1.81)***
 Rajshahi   0.97(0.77, 1.24) 0.98 (0.77, 1.26)
 Rangpur   1.45 (1.15,1.82)*** 1.48 (1.73, 1.87)***
 Shylet   0.71 (0.55, 0.92) 0.73 (0.56, 0.95)**
BMI category    
 Thin    0.72 (0.61, 0.85)***
 Normal (Ref)    1.00
 Overweight    1.33 (1.1, 1.63)***
  1. Notes.
  2. ***p value < 0.001, **p value < 0.05, *p value < 0.10.