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Table 8 Adjusted odds ratio (OR) for CVD risk factors according to lifestyle scores

From: Obesity and cardio-metabolic risk factors in urban adults of Benin: Relationship with socio-economic status, urbanisation, and lifestyle patterns

OLS Overall obesity*1 Abdominal obesity**2 Low HDL-cholesterol**3 Hypertension**4
  OR (95% CI) P OR (95% CI) p OR (95% CI) p OR (95% CI) P
Low (reference) 1.00   1.00   1.00   1.00  
Medium 0.35 (0.13–0.90) 0.030 0.24 (0.05–1.12) 0.070 0.98 (0.37–2.60) 0.974 0.68 (0.28–1.65) 0.396
High 0.07 (0.02–0.29) <0.001 0.18 (0.04–0.80) 0.025 0.60 (0.17–2.12) 0.431 0.19 (0.05–0.68) 0.011
  1. * The model included age, sex, SES and OLS
  2. ** The model included age, sex, SES, BMI and OLS
  3. 1Holsmer-Lemshow test: χ2 = 7.138; p = 0.522
  4. 2Holsmer-Lemshow test: χ2 = 6.494; p = 0.592
  5. 3Holsmer-Lemshow test: χ2 = 5.393; p = 0.715
  6. 4Holsmer-Lemshow test: χ2 = 5.027; p = 0.755
  7. Logistic regression was not performed for diabetes and hypertriglyceridemia because they are almost non-existent in the study sample.