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Table 3 Multivariable-adjusted odds ratios for diabetes by gender*

From: Prevalence of diabetes and impaired fasting glucose among residents in the Three Gorges Reservoir Region, China

Variable Male Female
  OR (95% CI&) P value OR (95% CI&) P value
Age, per 10-yr increment 1.70 (1.52 - 1.89) 0.004 1.71 (1.47 - 1.95) 0.002
Less than junior middle school 1.21 (1.16 - 1.27) 0.001 1.23 (1.17 - 1.28) <0.001
Family history of diabetes# 1.51 (1.27 - 1.89) 0.002 1.53 (1.41 - 1.65) 0.001
Central obesity# 2.15 (1.98 - 2.32) <0.001 2.20 (2.03 - 2.38) <0.001
Hypertension# 1.74 (1.56 - 1.92) 0.002 1.48 (1.31 - 1.65) 0.021
Smoking# 1.17 (1.04 - 1.30) 0.035 _
  1. *Odds ratios were calculated with the use of multinomial logit models. All covariables were included in the model.
  2. #References were participants without family history of diabetes, not central obesity, not hypertension and no smoking.
  3. & Abbreviation: CI confidence intervals, OR odds ratio.