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Table 2 Bivariate analysis of the relationship between self-reported chronic diseases and measured clinical parameters and matching

From: Role of community health outreach program “living for health”® in improving access to federally qualified health centers in Miami-dade county, Florida: a cross-sectional study

Variable Distribution Matched (%) Unmatched (%) Odds ratio of matching 95% CI
Nominal variable: Hypertensive 68 460 1.40 (1.02-1.92)
-Self-reported HTN Non-hypertensive 122 1154   
Total N = 190 N = 1614  
-Self-reported Diabetes Mellitus Diabetic 28 179 1.39 (0.90-2.13)
Non-diabetic 161 1427   
Total N = 189 N = 1606  
-Self-reported Hyperlipidemia Hyperlipidemic 69 497 1.25 (0.92-1.71)
Non-hyperlipidemic 124 1117   
Total N = 193 N = 1614  
-Self-reported heart disease Has heart disease 6 49 1.18 (0.50-2.79)
Doesn’t have heart disease 145 1391   
Total N = 151 N = 1440  
-Ordinal variables: Glu < 200 mg/dl 185 1591 1.48 (0.85-2.57)
-Measured high random blood glucose Glu ≥ 200 mg/dl 16 93   
Total N = 201 N = 1684  
-Measured total Cholesterol TC ≤ 240 mg/dl 118 846 1.41 (1.05-1.90)
TC > 240 mg/dl 83 840   
Total N = 201 N = 1686  
-Measured High Density Lipoprotein HDL ≤ 40 mg/dl 120 1015 0.98 (0.72-1.31)
HDL > 40 mg/dl 81 668   
Total N = 201 N = 1683  
-Calculated TC/HDL ratio TC/HDL < 4 103 780 1.22 (0.91-1.93)
TC/HDL ≥ 4 98 903   
Total N = 201 N = 1683  
-Measured height and weight, BMI’ BMI ≤ 25 37 390 0.75 (0.52-1.09)
BMI > 25 163 1287   
Total N = 200 N = 1677