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Table 3 Stratified and sensitivity analysis on the associations between nocturnal noise level and BMI, SBP and DBP

From: Indoor nocturnal noise is associated with body mass index and blood pressure: a cross-sectional study

  BMI SBP DBP
Estimate(95% CI) p-value Estimate(95% CI) p-value Estimate(95% CI) p-value
Male a 0.27(−0.63, 1.18) 0.552 3.13 (1.35, 4.92) < 0.001 0.43(−1.98, 2.85) 0.724
Female a 0.72 (0.07, 1.38) 0.031 3.91 (2.51, 5.31) < 0.001 1.15(−0.50, 2.81) 0.171
Without diagnosis of hypertension b / / 3.54 (2.40, 4.67) < 0.001 0.34(−1.03, 1.71) 0.625
Without taking medication b / / 3.58 (0.75, 4.39) < 0.001 0.38(−0.98, 1.74) 0.582
Multi-storey buildings 0.49(−0.03, 1.02) 0.066 3.01 (1.20, 4.82) 0.001 0.75(−0.64, 2.13) 0.290
  1. BMI body mass index, SBP systolic blood pressure DBP diastolic blood pressure
  2. a: adjusted for age, education, occupation, income, house type, marital status;
  3. b: adjusted for age, gender, education, occupation, income, house type, marital status