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Table 5 Factors associated with the presence of ≥2 components of Mets (binary logistic regression analysis)

From: The waist circumference-adjusted associations between hyperuricemia and other lifestyle-related diseases

Variables Odds ratio (95% confidence interval)
Males Females
Univariate analysis Multivariate analysisa Univariate analysis Multivariate analysisa
Hyperuricemia 2.07 (1.93–2.22) 1.70 (1.57–1.83) 4.33 (3.44–5.43) 2.35 (1.83–2.99)
Waist circumference quartiles for males (cm)
<78.4 Reference   Reference      
78.4 to <83.5 2.37 (2.06–2.72) 2.13 (1.85–2.45)
83.5 to <89.0 4.66 (4.10–5.31) 3.90 (3.42–4.45)
≥89.0 9.86 (8.71–11.19) 8.22 (7.25–9.36)
Waist circumference quartiles for females (cm)
<71.6      Reference   Reference  
71.6 to <77.0 3.25 (1.92–5.79) 3.00 (1.77–5.36)
77.0 to <83.2 6.94 (4.27–11.99) 5.20 (3.20–9.02)
≥83.2 23.68 (14.98–40.19) 14.16 (8.90–24.14)
Lifestyle-related items
Alcohol intake (once or more a week) 1.27 (1.19–1.37) 1.20 (1.11–1.29) 0.93 (0.77–1.11) 1.09 (0.90–1.33)
Current smoker 1.30 (1.21–1.39) 1.26 (1.17–1.36) 1.19 (0.89–1.56) 1.23 (0.90–1.66)
Exercising (less than once a week) 1.11 (1.04–1.19) 1.12 (1.04–1.21) 0.85 (0.71–1.02) 1.13 (0.93–1.38)
  1. Mets, metabolic syndrome; the Mets components included high blood pressure, dyslipidemia, and impaired glucose tolerance
  2. a Adjusted for age