Advances in Preventive Medicine / 2016 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Prevalence and Associated Factors of Insulin Resistance in Adults from Maracaibo City, Venezuela

Table 4

Prevalence of insulin resistance in the general population by sociodemographic variables (Maracaibo, Venezuela, 2015).

⁢HOMA2-IR < 2⁢HOMA2-IR ≥ 2

Ethnic group2.65 (0.61)
 Hispanic white16150.216049.8NS
 American Indian4756.63643.4NS

Socioeconomic status4.33 (0.36)
 Stratum I: High Class1850.01850.0NS
 Stratum II: Middle-High Class18651.117848.9NS
 Stratum III: Middle Class44555.435844.6NS
 Stratum IV: Relative Poverty38251.935448.1NS
 Stratum V: Critical Poverty5259.83540.2NS

Marital status17.29 (0.001)

Educational status6.76 (0.079)
 Primary education15448.116651.9<0.05
 Secondary education52155.142444.9NS
 High education38153.033847.0NS

Occupational status3.25 (0.071)

NS: nonsignificant; : test for proportions; : Pearson’s Chi-squared test.

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