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Table 2 Multiple logistic regression analysis of the associations between BMI, WC, WHR and cardio-metabolic risks

From: Anthropometric parameters and their associations with cardio-metabolic risk in Chinese working population

OR (95% CI) Hypertension Hyperglycemia Dyslipidemia
Crude Adjusted for age Adjusted for age and smoking Crude Adjusted for age Adjusted for age and smoking Crude Adjusted for age Adjusted for age and smoking
Men (n = 1590)          
BMI overweight * 1.86 (1.46-2.35) * 2.15 (1.67-2.77) * 2.62 (2.08-3.30) * 1.42 (1.07-1.89) * 1.56 (1.16-2.09) * 2.15 (1.65-2.79) * 1.55 (1.21-1.98) * 1.54 (1.21-1.97) * 1.82 (1.45-2.28)
  obese 0.78 (0.32-1.90) 0.93 (0.37-2.37) 1.72 (0.78-3.80) * 2.77 (1.16-6.63) * 3.41 (1.40-8.31) * 6.33 (2.92-13.72) 1.99 (0.73-5.47) 1.99 (0.72-5.47) 2.26 (0.96-5.30)
WC overweight 1.28 (0.91-1.79) 1.14 (0.80-1.62) * 2.01 (1.48-2.72) 1.18 (0.82-1.71) 1.08 (0.74-1.57) * 2.32 (1.69-3.20) 1.27 (0.87-1.87) 1.27 (0.87-1.87) * 1.94 (1.38-2.71)
  obese * 3.04 (1.22-7.57) 2.88 (0.94-5.68) * 4.20 (1.86-9.47) * 2.44 (1.04-5.76) 1.84 (0.76-4.47) * 6.30 (2.89-13.70) 1.08 (0.41-2.84) 1.08 (0.41-2.84) 1.88 (0.83-4.25)
WHR overweight * 1.48 (1.16-1.88) * 1.46 (1.13-1.81) * 2.01 (1.60-2.53) * 2.31 (1.74-3.07) * 2.33 (1.75-3.11) * 2.97 (2.28-3.86) * 1.31 (1.03-1.68) * 1.31 (1.02-1.68) * 1.64 (1.31-2.05)
  obese 2.38 (0.72-7.91) 2.19 (0.62-7.77) 2.81 (0.92-8.57) * 6.68 (2.03-22.00) * 6.48 (1.93-21.75) * 8.09 (2.68-24.37) 1.02 (0.30-3.50) 1.02 (0.30-3.50) 1.50 (0.47-4.85)
Women (n = 1013)          
BMI overweight 1.32 (0.84-2.10) * 1.99 (1.20-3.29) * 3.12 (2.14-4.14) 0.73 (0.43-1.24) 0.97 (0.55-1.70) * 1.87 (1.25-2.81) 0.98 (0.57-1.67) 1.07 (0.60-1.92) 1.38 (0.88-2.16)
  obese 1.33 (0.40-4.42) 2.26 (0.58-8.83) * 3.49 (1.16-10.50) 1.15 (0.34-3.96) 1.70 (0.45-6.40) * 3.15 (1.07-9.26) 1.88 (0.22-15.97) 3.47 (0.34-34.96) 1.86 (0.34-10.55)
WC overweight * 2.79 (1.74-4.47) 1.37 (0.82-2.28) * 1.92 (1.28-2.88) * 2.27 (1.33-3.88) 1.27 (0.73-2.23) * 1.71 (1.09-2.70) * 2.51 (1.48-4.23) 1.39 (0.77-2.52) 1.53 (0.98-2.40)
  obese * 7.24 (3.67-14.31) * 2.17 (1.03-4.60) * 3.95 (2.35-6.63) * 6.86 (3.29-14.31) * 6.86 (1.17-5.62) * 3.34 (1.97-5.68) * 3.38 (1.42-8.03) 1.07 (0.39-2.93) 1.48 (0.74-2.97)
WHR overweight 1.19 (0.80-1.77) 0.96 (0.63-1.48) 1.16 (0.76-1.76) 1.10 (0.69-1.78) 0.95 (0.58-1.55) 0.88 (0.54-1.44) * 1.47 (1.06-2.04) 1.10 (0.77-1.59) 1.20 (0.84-1.72)
  obese 1.18 (0.72-1.95) 1.10 (0.66-1.85) * 2.07 (1.36-3.17) * 1.94 (1.13-3.33) * 1.91 (1.12-3.27) * 2.44 (1.53-3.87) * 1.82 (1.09-3.06) 1.38 (0.76-2.52) * 1.64 (1.03-2.64)
  1. Normal as reference (OR = 1), * p-value = statistically significant with p <0.05.
  2. CI, confidence interval; OR, odds ratio; BMI, body mass index; WC, waist circumference; WHR, waist-to-hip ratio.