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Table 2 Contributors to the presence of MetS in the multivariate analysis

From: Daily stair climbing is associated with decreased risk for the metabolic syndrome

Variable OR 95% CIs p
Sex (Male) 1.464 1.088–1.969 .01
Age (years) 0.924 0.791–1.079 .32
Marital status 0.916 0.774–1.084 .31
Socio-economic status 1.000 0.989–1.011 .98
Famine exposure, 1st trimester (Yes) 1.114 0.671–1.850 .68
Self-reported health (reverse scored) 1.366 1.444–1.631 <.01
Smoking status 0.938 0.772–1.141 .52
Sport participation (No) 1.580 1.167–1.490 <.01
Daily stairs (No) 1.725 1.117–2.663 .01