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Table 3 Multivariate analysis of physical and biomarker risk factors for MetS among elderly male population

From: The interplay between inflammation, physical activity and metabolic syndrome in a remote male geriatric community in Southern Taiwan: the Tianliao Old People (TOP) study 03

Factor ORs 95% CI P
BMI 1.527 1.319-1.768 0.001
Insulin 1.128 1.045-1.218 0.002
Physical activity 0.997 0.994-0.999 0.036
LDL-C 0.976 0.946-1.007 0.132
Cholesterol 1.018 0.990-1.046 0.210
Smoking, current 1.639 0.695-3.865 0.259
hsCRP 1.022 0.965-1.082 0.455
Age 1.008 0.954-1.064 0.777
  1. Abbreviations: MetS = metabolic syndrome; ORs = odds ratios; CI = confidence intervals; LDL-C = low-density lipoprotein; hsCRP = high-sensitivity C-reactive protein.