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Table 2 Multivariable Logistic Regression Analysis of Pre-Hypertension Risk (N = 707)

From: Obesity and pre-hypertension in family medicine: Implications for quality improvement

Variable Odds Ratio Lower Confidence Limit Upper Confidence Limit P
Comorbidity     
   None 1.00    
   Low 1.12 0.72 1.73 0.62
   Moderate 0.76 0.47 1.22 0.26
Age group     
   18–35 1.00    
   36–45 2.88 1.66 5.01 0.00
   46–55 2.79 1.63 4.78 0.00
   56–65 4.50 2.48 8.17 0.00
   66–100 7.75 4.49 13.38 0.00
Male (vs. female) 1.36 0.97 1.91 0.08
Married (vs unmarried) 0.83 0.55 1.23 0.35
BMI category     
   Normal 1.00    
   Overweight 1.82 1.14 2.92 0.01
   Obese I 2.73 1.61 4.63 0.00
   Obese II 4.55 2.55 8.11 0.00
   Missing 2.14 1.26 3.64 0.01