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Table 4 Odds ratios for metabolic syndrome among rural and semi-urban as compared to urban participants in Shaanxi province, northwestern China

From: Urban, semi-urban and rural difference in the prevalence of metabolic syndrome in Shaanxi province, northwestern China: a population-based survey

Variable Urban Semi-urban Rural
Ref. x 2 OR 95% CI Pvalue x 2 OR 95% CI Pvalue
Model 0 1.000 0.002 0.995 0.806-1.228 0.961 3.862 1.237 1.001-1.530 0.049
Model 1 1.000 0.066 1.029 0.824-1.285 0.798 4.859 1.288 1.028-1.613 0.028
Model 2 1.000 0.111 1.038 0.831-1.297 0.739 4.779 1.286 1.026-1.610 0.029
Model 3 1.000 0.088 1.034 0.829-1.293 0.767 4.419 1.276 1.017-1.601 0.036
  1. OR: odds ratio; CI: confidence interval. The covariables in each step enter the model by a forward method. Model 0: unadjusted; Model 1: adjusted for age, sex and ethnic; Model 2: further adjusted for educational level, yearly family income, cigarette smoking, alcohol drinking and physical activities; Model 3: further adjusted for family history of diabetes and family history of hypertension.