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Table 3 Prevalence of diseases associated with obesity in women and men

From: Prevalence of obesity in panama: some risk factors and associated diseases

Variables Total of People with Obesity Women Men
  Prevalence (%) Confidence Intervals (95 %) O.R.a P value Prevalence of obesity (%) O.R.a P value Prevalence of obesity (%) O.R.a P value
Diabetes Mellitus
 Yes 12.0 (114 / 950) 9.9–14.1 1.86 (1.45–2.38) P < 0.001 10.7 (81 / 757) 1.66 (1.23–2.24) P < 0.001 17.1 (33 / 193) 2.71 (1.72–4.28) P < 0.001
 No 88.0 (836 / 950) 85.6–89.9         
High blood pressure
 Yes 43.8 (416 / 950) 40.8–47.2 1.75 (1.50–2.04) P < 0.001 41.7 (316 / 757) 1.91 (1.60–2.29) P < 0.001 51.8 (100 / 193) 1.77 (1.30–2.43) P < 0.001
 No 56.2 (534 / 950) 53.1–59.5         
LDL
 ≥100 mg/dL 73.5 (698 / 950) 70.2–75.8 1.58 (1.34–1.87) P < 0.001 72.9 (552 / 757) 1.58 (1.31–1.91) P < 0.001 75.6 (146 / 193) 1.66 (1.17–2.40) P < 0.05
 <100 mg/dL 26.5 (252/ 950) 23.3–29.0         
HDL < 50 mg/dL (Women) NA NA NA NA 89.7 (679 / 757) 1.99 (1.53–2.59) P < 0.001 NA NA NA
HDL < 40 mg/dL (Men) NA NA NA NA NA NA NA 83.9 (163 / 193) 2.89 (1.91–4.37) P < 0.001
  1. aFor each category of the variables studied, OR and p value were calculated between total of women/men obese and without obesity with relation to the same variable
  2. NA: Not applicable
  3. Source: Prepared by the authors. PREFREC 2010–2011
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