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Table 2 Correlates of high salt intake based on both IOM (>1.5 g sodium/d) and WHO (>1.96 g sodium/d) recommendations

From: How much salt do adults consume in climate vulnerable coastal Bangladesh?

Variables Odds ratio (IOM) 95% CI Odds ratio (WHO) 95% CI
Occupation Labour Ref*   Ref**  
Non-labour 0.95 0.50-1.80 0.80 0.44-1.43
Housewife 1.90 1.09-3.30 2.21 1.35-3.63
Geographical area Hilly Ref**   Ref**  
Plains 1.74 0.98-3.11 1.62 0.95-2.79
Coastal 3.31 1.81-6.06 3.06 1.78-5.28
  1. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.001.