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Research Article

Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome and Its Components in Bamboutos Division’s Adults, West Region of Cameroon

Table 3

Association between sociodemographic parameters, hs-CRP levels, and metabolic syndrome in total participants.

Metabolic syndrome
Categories/groupsOR95% CIp value

Age (years)
20 - <30(ref)
30 - <404.132.22-7.69<0.001
40 - <504.372.53-7.55<0.001
50 - <605.663.17-10.12<0.001
60 - <702.801.50-5.200.001
≥703.041.51-6.130.001

Educational level, n (%
Uneducated(ref)
Primary0.720.21-2.440.597
Secondary0.620.18-2.080.440
University0.190.05-0.720.014

Residence area, n (%
Mbouda(ref)
Batcham1.130.73-1.740.568
Galim1.300.63-2.670.463
Babadjou1.520.68-3.370.301

Drinking, n (%
Never drinker(ref)
Moderate alcohol drinker1.801.12-2.890.015
Excessive alcohol drinker1.180.70-1.990.530

Smoking, n (%
Never smoker(ref)
Former smoker2.110.55-8.010.270
Current smoker3.090.09-10.650.073

BMI, n (%
Normal weight(ref)
Underweight0.000.00-0.000.971
Overweight7.454.17-13.30<0.001
Obesity16.349.21-28.96<0.001

Physical activity, n (%)
Low(ref)
Moderate0.650.42-0.980.041
High0.300.12-0.720.007
Very high0.380.08-1.810.227

hs-CRP (mg/l)[0-11[(ref)
>114.372.45-7.77<0.001

BMI, body mass index; hs-CRP, high sensitivity C-reactive protein; n, size; OR, odds ratio; CI, confidence interval; ref, reference=1.

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