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Table 6 Odds ratios for insulin resistance relative to metabolic syndrome components, cortisol, and 8-iso-PGF

From: Potential roles of psychological and oxidative stress in insulin resistance: a cohort-based study

Variable OR (95% CI) p
Waist circumferencea 4.966 (2.29, 10.75) 0.00004
3.621 (1.602, 8.182) 0.001#
High blood pressure 1.860 (0.976, 3.542) 0.05
1.940 (0.966, 3.896) 0.06#
Hypertriglyceridemia 1.993 (1.063, 3.736) 0.03
2.012 (1.025, 3.949) 0.04#
Low HDL cholesterol 1.472 (0.706, 3.068) 0.29
1.568 (0.726, 3.386) 0.24#
8-iso-PGF 1.055 (0.953, 1.168) 0.29#
Cortisol 1.005 (0.999, 1.100) 0.10#
  1. OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval, 8-iso-PGF 8-iso-prostaglandin F
  2. #Baseline model, cortisol, and 8-iso-PGF adjusted for age, sex, and current smoking
  3. a≥94/80 cm (men/women). Baseline model comprised of metabolic syndrome components, except elevated fasting plasma glucose, as glucose was already included in the HOMA-IR formula