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Table 3 The associations between serum total bilirubin and type 2 diabetes by body mass index

From: Associations between serum total bilirubin, obesity and type 2 diabetes

Serum total bilirubin Prevalence
(%)
OR 95%CI P value
BMI < 25 (n = 11,721)
 Low 5.2 Reference   
 Moderate 4.6 0.92 0.73, 1.17 0.496
 High 3.7 0.72 0.57, 0.92 0.009
P for trend   0.008   
BMI:25–30 (n = 13,188)
 Low 10.1 Reference   
 Moderate 9.6 0.92 0.77, 1.12 0.412
 High 7.7 0.73 0.58, 0.91 0.009
P for trend   0.005   
BMI ≥ 30 (n = 13,732)
 Low 20.5 Reference   
 Moderate 18.6 0.80 0.70, 0.92 0.001
 High 17.8 0.73 0.61, 0.86  < 0.001
P for trend    < 0.001   
  1. OR Odds ratio, CI confidence intervals
  2. Adjusted for age, sex, race, smoking, significant alcohol use, body mass index, total cholesterol, recreational physical activity, marital status, education attainment, and poverty income ratio