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Table 3 The associations of obesity indices with elevated BP by logistic regressions

From: Association of waist circumference with blood pressure and familial dietary habits in preschool children: a cross-sectional study in northeastern China

Variable Males Females
OR (95% CI) P OR (95% CI) P
Model 1
 ZBMI 1.06 (0.89, 1.26) 0.549 1.14 (0.87, 1.50) 0.351
 ZWC 1.30 (1.03, 1.64) 0.029* 1.06 (0.82, 1.38) 0.667
Model 2
 ZBMI 1.27 (1.05, 1.55) 0.016* 1.19 (0.92, 1.53) 0.185
 ZWHtR 0.96 (0.75, 1.23) 0.749 0.99 (0.81, 1.23) 0.999
Model 3
 BMI Categorya 1.37 (0.68, 2.76) 0.385 1.11 (0.47, 2.62) 0.811
 WC Categoryb 3.64 (1.63, 8.16) 0.002* 2.81 (0.98, 8.03) 0.054
Model 4
 BMI Category 1.88 (0.93, 3.84) 0.081 1.69 (0.67, 4.28) 0.269
 WHtR Categoryc 1.87 (0.93, 3.77) 0.081 1.02 (0.41, 2.57) 0.963
Model 5
 WC Category 4.05 (1.66,9.90) 0.002* 3.68 (1.22,11.07) 0.021*
 WHtR Category 1.11 (0.51,2.41) 0.800 0.72 (0.29,1.76) 0.466
  1. All models were adjusted by age and the amounts of physical activity
  2. aBMI category: overweight/ obesity verses healthy
  3. bWC category: WC ≥ P80 versus WC < P80
  4. cWHtR category: WhtR ≥0.5 versus WHtR < 0.5
  5. *significant at P <  0.05