Table 4: Unconditional multivariable logistic regression model of racial/ethnic disparities in hypertension prevalence in a large sample of community-based United States residents.

VariablesPrevalence odds ratio99% Confidence intervalP

Race
 Hispanics1.00ReferenceReference
 Non-Hispanic Blacks2.121.90–2.35<0.0001
 Non-Hispanic Whites1.641.40–1.67<0.0001
Family income
 ≤$20,000 1.00ReferenceReference
 >$20,0000.740.70–0.79<0.0001
Education
 ≤High school1.00ReferenceReference
 Some college0.780.73–0.84<0.0001
 ≥Bachelor’s degree0.710.65–0.77<0.0001
Age
 ≤50 years1.00ReferenceReference
 >50 years5.995.57–6.45<0.0001
Body mass index
 Underweight1.00ReferenceReference
 Normal weight1.030.81–1.300.838
 Overweight1.591.25–2.02<0.0001
 Obese3.182.50–4.05<0.0001
Smoking
 No1.00ReferenceReference
 Yes1.091.02–1.150.008
Alcohol
 No1.00ReferenceReference
 Yes0.790.74–0.84<0.0001
Physical activities
 No1.00ReferenceReference
 Yes0.960.89–1.030.226
Marital status
 Nonmarried1.00ReferenceReference
 Married.890.83–0.94<0.0001

Notes: the significance level was <0.01 (1% type I error tolerance).