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Table 5 Factors associated with at least one cardiometabolic risk factor (n = 221)

From: Cardiometabolic risk factors among patients with tuberculosis attending tuberculosis treatment centers in Nepal

Variables ≥1 risk factors
n(%)
Unadjusted OR (95% CI) Adjusted OR
(95% CI)
Age
 Less than 40 29 (29.9) Ref Ref
 40 and above 68 (70.1) 2.00 (1.14–3.49)* 1.49 (0.77–2.90)
Sex
 Male 76 (78.4) Ref Ref
 Female 21 (21.6) 0.56 (0.34–1.03) 0.47 (0.23–0.94)*
Ethnicity
 Dalit 21 (21.6) Ref Ref
 Janajati 37 (38.1) 0.61 (0.29–1.29) 0.56 (0.25–1.27)
 Brahmin/Chhetri 32 (33.0) 0.74 (0.34–1.62) 0.72 (0.31–1.68)
 Others 7 (7.3) 0.58 (0.19–1.79) 0.37 (0.11–1.26)
Education level
 Illiterate 40 (41.2) Ref Ref
 Literate 57 (58.8) 0.42 (0.23–0.75)* 0.49 (0.25–0.96)*
Occupation
 Agriculture 54 (55.7) Ref Ref
 Skilled manual 12 (12.4) 0.43 (0.20–0.93)* 0.71 (0.29–1.71)
 Sales and Service 10 (10.3) 1.11 (0.42–2.95) 1.30 (0.46–3.70)
 Unskilled manual 21 (21.6) 0.64 (0.33–1.24) 0.79 (0.38–1.64)
Province
 One 25 (25.8) Ref Ref
 Three and Five 16 (16.5) 0.67 (0.28–1.64) 0.52 (0.20–1.37)
 Gandaki 16 (16.5) 0.34 (0.15–0.77)* 0.32 (0.13–0.79)*
 Sudurpaschim 40 (41.2) 0.68 (0.33–1.40) 0.62 (0.28–1.36)
  1. *Significant at p < 0.05