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Table 4 Age, sex and year of study adjusted predictors of hypertension from logistic regression models

From: Four-year trends in adiposity and its association with hypertension in serial groups of young adult university students in urban Cameroon: a time-series study

Variable Basic models Multivariable models
  OR (95% CI) p-value aOR (95% CI) p-value
Age, per year 1.00 (0.94–1.07) 0.918 0.99 (0.93–1.06) 0.770
Sex (men) 1.52 (1.05–2.19) 0.027 1.14 (0.73–1.78) 0.559
Year   0.163   0.300
 2009 1 (reference)   1 (reference)  
 2010 0.92 (0.54–1.59)   0.89 (0.52–1.55)  
 2011 0.86 (0.53–1.39)   0.84 (0.51–1.37)  
 2012 1.31 (0.86–1.99)   1.21 (0.79–1.86)  
BMI (per kg/m2) 1.10 (1.06–1.14) <0.0001 1.11 (1.02–1.20) 0.013
Obesity 2.74 (1.47–5.12) 0.0015   
Obesity or overweight 2.03 (1.45–2.86) <0.0001   
Waist circumference (per cm) 1.04 (1.03–1.06) <0.0001 1.09 (1.04–1.15) 0.0004
Abdominal obesity 4.30 (2.15–8.63) <0.0001   
Hip circumference 1.05 (1.03–1.07) <0.0001   
WHR 1.64 (0.08–33.09) 0.747   
  1. CI, confidence interval, aOR, adjusted odd ratio, WHR, waist-to-hip ratio, BMI, body mass index
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