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Table 3 Odds ratio and adjusted odds ratio for arterial hypertension among those exposed to noise

From: Noise exposure and hypertension: investigation of a silent relationship

Variable Non-adjusted Odds Ratio IC (95%) Adjusted Odds Ratio IC (95%)
Age (years)     
  <30 1,00 (Ref.) - 1,00 (Ref.) -
  30-34 2,26 1,36 – 3,75 1,92 1,14 – 3,23
  35-39 3,03 1,85 – 4,97 2,57 1,55 – 4,26
  40-44 6,00 3,72 – 9,59 4,87 3,00 – 7,89
  45-49 7,66 4,71 – 12,44 6,24 3,80 – 10,26
  > = 50 11,41 7,18 – 18,10 10,16 6,33 – 16,31
Gender     
  Female 1,00 (Ref.) - 1,00 (Ref.) -
  Male 2,63 1,57 – 4,42 1,88 1,08 – 3,29
Body Mass Index     
  Normal 1,00 (Ref.) - 1,00 (Ref.) -
  Overweight 2,46 1,89 – 3,22 2,12 1,60 – 2,81
  Obesity 5,11 3,71 – 7,04 4,46 3,16 – 6,29
Noise*     
  ≤75 dB(A) 1,00 (Ref.) - 1,00 (Ref.) -
  75 – 85 dB(A) 1,41 1,05 – 1,89 1,56 1,13 – 2,17
  ≥85 dB(A) 1,58 1,15 – 2,19 1,58 1,10 – 2,26
  1. *Controlled for age, gender and body mass index.