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Table 2 Prevalence ratios (95% CI) of high blood pressure among BMI categories

From: Association of dietary pattern and body weight with blood pressure in Jiangsu Province, China

BMI Model 1 Model 2 Model 3
Underweight 0.74 (0.48-1.15) 0.68 (0.44-1.03) 0.71 (0.46-1.08)
Normal 1 1 1
Overweight 1.73 (1.49-2.01) 1.60 (1.38-1.85) 1.60 (1.40-1.87)
Obesity 2.98 (2.56-3.46) 2.46 (2.12-2.85) 2.45 (2.11-2.85)
P for trend <0.001 <0.001 <0.001
  1. Model 1 crude model.
  2. Model 2 adjusted by household, age and gender.
  3. Model 3 additionally adjusted by SES, salt intake, potassium intake, alcohol use and physical activity.