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Table 5 Results of multiple log binomial models for significant predictors of hypertension

From: Dietary pattern and other lifestyle factors as potential contributors to hypertension prevalence in Arusha City, Tanzania: a population-based descriptive study

Variable Parameter Estimates Standard Error P-Value ARR 95% CI of ARR
Age (Years)
 25–34 Reference     
 35–44 0.4948 0.1501 0.001 1.64 1.22–2.20
 45–54 0.8125 0.1518 <0.0001 2.25 1.67–3.03
 55–64 0.9147 0.1458 <0.0001 2.50 1.88–3.32
BMI(kg/m2)
 < 18 −0.8276 0.3905 0.0341 0.44 0.20–0.94
 18–24.9 −0.2427 0.104 0.0196 0.78 0.64–0.96
 25–29.9 −0.0675 0.1009 0.5032 0.93 0.77–1.14
 30+ Reference     
Healthy dietary pattern
 Yes −0.1886 0.0957 0.0488 0.82 0.68–0.99
 No Reference     
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