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Table 4 Characteristics of respondents informed of familial DM risk

From: Informing patients of familial diabetes mellitus risk: How do they respond? A cross-sectional survey

Variable Odds Ratio (OR) of being informed of familial DM risk by doctor
  Adjusted OR 95 CI%
BEHAVIOUR   
Lifestyle changes to prevent DM   
No 1 referent
Yes 4.3 3.5, 5.2
Meet U.S. exercise recommendations   
No 1 referent
Yes 0.9 0.7, 1.1
Tested for DM in past 12 months   
No 1 referent
Yes 2.9 2.4, 3.6
Actively collect family history   
No 1 referent
Yes 2.7 2.2, 3.2
Discuss diabetes with family   
No 1 referent
Yes 4.7 3.9, 5.6
Discuss diabetes with friend   
No 1 referent
Yes 3.1 2.5, 3.7
ATTITUDE   
Believe at DM risk   
Disgree 1 referent
Agree 7.4 6.1, 8.9
Believe family is at risk of type 2 DM   
Disgree 1 referent
Agree 5.6 4.7, 6.8
Can delay or prevent DM with weight loss/physical activity   
Disgree 1 referent
Agree 1.9 1.6, 2.3
Aware of blood sugar level   
No 1 referent
Yes 2.6 2.1, 3.2
  1. Adjusted for age, sex, racial group, income level, marital status, education status, self-reported obesity, and number of primary care doctor visits.