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Table 5 Factors associated with abdominal obesity presented separately for 86 women and 104 men 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
Women Men
COR (95% CI) P AOR (95% CI) P a COR (95% CI) P AOR (95% CI) P b
Age (per year) 1.00 (0.96–1.05) 0.87 0.99 (0.94–1.04) 0.63 1.05 (0.98–1.13) 0.20 1.05 (0.97–1.12) 0.22
Diabetes duration (per year) 1.01 (0.97–1.05) 0.67 1.01 (0.96–1.07) 0.62
MSCc
 High 13 (1.6–107) 0.017 18.4 (1.9–181) 0.013 0.7 (0.1–3.2) 0.62
 Intermediate 9.9 (1.1–88) 0.040 10.3 (1.0–107) 0.051 0.3 (0.03–3.0) 0.32
 Low 1   1   1  
 Hypoglycaemia 0.8 (0.1–7.2) 0.81 4.4 (0.4–48.3) 0.22
 Smoking 0.8 (0.1–7.4)) 0.83 1.2 (0.1–10.8) 0.87
 Physical inactivity 2.6 (0.6–10.9) 0.18 > 0.99
 Depression 1.0 (0.2–5.6) 0.97 2.9 (0.5–16.2) 0.23
 Alexithymia 2.0 (0.6–6.2) 0.25 5.2 (1.1–24.9) 0.041 5.2 (1.1–24.9) 0.041
 Antidepressants 8.3 (1.9–36.9) 0.006 12.2 (2.0–73.6) 0.006 > 0.99
  1. N = a86/b104; a,b Multiple logistic regression analysis (Backward Wald): variables with p-values ≤ 0.10 for the CORs and age were included in the analyses; Nagelkerke R Square: a 0.299/ b0.082; Hosmer and Lemeshow test: a0.639/b0.085. cMidnight salivary cortisol