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Table 5 Independent predictors of High Blood Pressure among the total population of the study

From: Association between severe acute malnutrition during childhood and blood pressure during adulthood in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo: the Lwiro cohort study

  Total Population HTA Unadjusted OR (95% CI) p-value Adjusted OR (95% CI) p-value
N yes N = 15    
BMI
 Normal 205 8 Ref   Ref  
 Higher BMI 37 7 5.7 (1.1, 8.4) 0.012 5.3 (1.1, 8.6) 0.002
Occupation
 Inadequate 222 12 Ref   Ref  
 Satisfactory 20 3 3.1 (1.3, 16.3) 0.015 3.8 (0.9, 16.3) 0.069
Food consumption score
 Insufficient 121 5 Ref   Ref  
 Satisfactory 121 10 2.1 (0.8, 6.3) 0.10 1.7 (0.5, 5.2) 0.31
Sexe
 Female 104 2 Ref   Ref  
 Male 138 13 5.3 (1.6, 31.7) 0.010 11.2 (2.2, 55.7) 0.003
SAM in childhood
 Non exposed 97 4 Ref   Ref  
 Exposed 145 11 1.9 (0.7, 5.6) 0.21 3.1 (0.9, 10.9) 0.064