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Table 5 Unadjusted and adjusted (for age) odds ratios for male patients

From: Risk factors for first-time acute myocardial infarction patients in Trinidad

  Odds ratios (Unadjusted) Odds ratios (Adjusted for age)
Variable OR (95% CI for OR) p value OR (95% CI for OR) p value
Non-modifiable risk factors
 Family history of IHD 2.2 × 109 (0.00, −) 0.997 2.2 × 109(0.00, −) 0.997
 Age > 45 years 1.983 (0.635–6.193) 0.239 2.561 (0.593–11.057) 0.208
Modifiable risk factors
Chronic disease
  Diabetes 1.089 (0.496–2.388) 0.832 1.085 (0.494–2.386) 0.829
  Hypertension 2.244 (1.011–4.979) 0.047 2.318 (1.033–5.200) 0.041
  Hypercholesterolaemia 0.746 (0.289–1.923) 0.544 0.732 (0.278–1.885) 0.508
  IHD 7.153 (2.668–19.179) ≤ 0.001 7.275 (2.700–19.601) ≤ 0.001
  Renal insufficiency 0.503 (0.154–1.642) 0.255 0.516 (0.158–1.686) 0.273
Lifestyle
  Smoking 2.246 (0.986–5.116) 0.054 2.208 (0.970–5.030)  
  Alcohol consumption 2.589 (1.176–5.700) 0.018 2.421 (0.398–3.642) 0.035
Psychosocial stress
  Stressful life 0.935 (0.432–2.207) 0.866 0.906 (0.415–1.961) 0.805