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Table 2 Logistic regression of component factors in cardiovascular disease risk, adjusted for age and gender.

From: Metabolic Syndrome as a Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factor: Patients Evaluated in Primary Care

CVD complication B exponential = Odds Ratio(95%CI)*
All complications Females;OR = 2.26(1.48–3.47)
  Metabolic syndrome (WHO criteria);OR = 3.48(2.26–5.37)
  Metabolic syndrome (IDF criteria);OR = 2.28(1.84–4.90)
Coronary Metabolic syndrome (WHO criteria);OR = 3.10(1.48–6.49)
  Metabolic syndrome (IDF criteria);OR = 1.96(1.15–4.89)
Cerebrovascular Females;OR = 2.46(1.06–5.37)
  Metabolic syndrome (NCEP criteria);OR = 2.59(1.26–5.27)
Peripheral vascular Females; OR = 3.61(1.72–7.55)
  Metabolic syndrome (WHO criteria);OR = 2.26(1.11–4.61)
  Metabolic syndrome (NCEP criteria);OR = 2.74(1.82–5.33)
Retinopathy Metabolic syndrome (NCEP criteria);OR = 2.80(1.07–7.34)
  Metabolic syndrome (IDF criteria);OR = 3.63(2.27–7.94)
Nephropathy Females; OR = 2.97(1.32–6.66)
  Metabolic syndrome (WHO criteria); OR = 11.78(4.91–28.3)
  Metabolic syndrome (IDF criteria);OR = 3.51(2.07–12.2)
Neuropathy Metabolic syndrome (NCEP criteria);OR = 12.41(1.44–106.9)
  1. * For each component are indicated those components included in the regression equation. The rest of the components did not reach statistical significance and, as such, have not been included in the table