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Table 3 Logistic regression results of the cumulative1 CVD risk factor

From: Prevalence and determinants of cardiovascular disease risk factors among the residents of urban community housing projects in Malaysia

  Adjusted Crude
  OR2 (CI3) OR(CI)
Age 1.08*** (1.05 - 1.10) 1.08*** (1.06 - 1.10)
Gender   
  Female 0.49** (0.32 - 0.75) 0.60** (0.42 - 0.84)
  Male Reference Reference
Ethnicity   
  Indian 0.59* (0.37 - 0.93) 0.58** (0.39 - 0.87)
  Chinese/Others 1.21 (0.13 - 10.71) 2.34 (0.30 - 17.96)
  Malay Reference Reference
Education   
  Primary 1.18 (0.44 - 3.18) 1.53 (0.68 - 3.41)
  Secondary 1.90 (0.78 - 4.63) 0.92 (0.47 - 1.81)
  Tertiary 1.92 (0.72 - 5.11) 0.40* (0.18 - 0.85)
  None Reference Reference
Income   
  ≥ 1,000RM 0.81 (0.47 - 1.39) 0.70 (0.43 - 1.12)
  < 1,000 RM Reference Reference
Occupation   
  Retiree 1.99 (0.89 - 4.45) 9.89*** (4.97 - 19.66)
  House maker 2.13 (0.94 - 4.82) 8.04*** (4.37 - 14.78)
  Paid-employee 2.10* (1.13 - 3.91) 5.89*** (3.46 - 10.02)
  Self-employed 2.12 (0.86 - 5.21) 12.94*** (5.96 - 28.08)
  Others Reference Reference
Marital Status   
  Single 1.93 (0.60 - 6.16) 0.27** (0.11 - 0.66)
  Married 2.50 (0.89 - 7.05) 1.22 (0.50 - 2.96)
  Divorced 3.09 (0.77 - 12.45) 2.09 (0.56 - 7.87)
  Widow/Widower Reference Reference
  1. Note: 1. Existence of at least one CVD risk factor 2. Odds-Ratios 3. Confidence Interval (95%)
  2. *. P < 0.05 **. P < 0.01 ***. P < 0.0001