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Table 4 Factors associated with abdominal obesity presented for all the 190 patients with T1D

From: Midnight salivary cortisol secretion and the use of antidepressants were associated with abdominal obesity in women with type 1 diabetes: a cross sectional study

  Abdominal obesity
COR (95% CI) p AOR (95% CI) p a
Gender (women) 3.9 (1.6–9.3) 0.002 3.4 (1.4–8.2) 0.008
Age (per year) 1.01 (0.98–1.04) 0.60 1.01 (0.97–1.05) 0.57
Diabetes duration (per year) 1.00 (0.97–1.04) 0.77
MSCb
 High 3.2 (1.1–9.5) 0.037 2.5 (0.8–7.9) 0.11
 Intermediate 2.1 (0.7–6.6) 0.20 2.1 (0.6–6.9) 0.22
 Low 1   1  
Hypoglycaemia 1.6 (0.3–8.3) 0.56
Smoking 0.8 (0.2–3.7) 0.76
Physical inactivity 1.5 (0.5–4.8) 0.51
Depression 1.4 (0.4–4.7) 0.54
Alexithymia 3.0 (1.2–7.5) 0.018 2.5 (0.9–6.5) 0.067
Antidepressants 5.7 (1.8–18.6) 0.004 4.3 (1.2–14.8) 0.023
  1. Na = 190; aMultiple logistic regression analysis (Backward Wald): variables with p-values ≤ 0.10 for the CORs and age were included in the analyses; Nagelkerke R Square: 0.167; Hosmer and Lemeshow test: 0.488. bMidnight salivary cortisol