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Table 6 Odds ratio for the association between age, physical activity patterns, adiposity indicators and biochemical parameters, and pre-metabolic syndrome and metabolic syndrome, in health professionals

From: Prevalence of metabolic syndrome and pre-metabolic syndrome in health professionals: LATINMETS Brazil study

Variables Pre-MS MS
  OR (CI 95%) OR (CI 95%)
Age (≥40 years) 2.76 (0.70-10.80) 14.29 (3.69-55.26)
Physical activity patterns (non-active) 1.72 (0.53-5.55) 4.57 (1.21-17.24)
BMI (kg/m2) 1.36 (1.17-1.58) 1.75 (1.35-2.27)
BAI 1.08 (0.96-1.22) 1.32 (1.13-1.56)
Body fat (%) 1.12 (1.04-1.21) 1.18 (1.06-1.32)
Total cholesterol /HDL-c 2.53 (1.54-4.15) 3.38 (1.89-6.05)
LDL-c/HDL-c 2.53 (1.44-4.46) 2.49 (1.28-4.86)
Uric acid (mg/dL) 1.18 (0.79-1.75) 2.06 (1.32-3.22)
Complement C3 (mg/dL) 1.03 (1.00-1.06) 1.06 (1.02-1.09)
  1. Abbreviations: Pre-MS pre-metabolic syndrome, MS metabolic syndrome, OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval, BMI body mass index, BAI body adiposity index, HDL-c HDL-cholesterol, LDL-c LDL-cholesterol.
  2. Viçosa, Minas Gerais, 2014.