International Journal of Hypertension / 2014 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

Hypertension and Its Associated Risk Factors in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2013: A National Survey

Table 5

Multivariate logistic regression for sociodemographic characteristics, risk factors, and undiagnosed hypertension, in Saudi Arabia, of males and females aged 15 years or older, 2013.

Sociodemographic and risk factorsCategoriesSociodemographic modelFull adjusted model
AOR95% CIAOR95% CI

Sex MalesREFREF
Females0.540.44–0.660.540.44–0.67

Age*Age1.061.05-1.061.051.05-1.06

Marital statusCurrently marriedREF
Never married0.770.57–1.030.780.58–1.05
Separated, divorced, or widowed1.170.85–1.611.130.81–1.57

EducationPrimary school or lessREF
Elementary or high school completed0.960.75–1.230.970.76–1.25
College degree or higher education0.770.59–1.020.790.60–1.03

History of diagnosis with
prediabetes
No REF
Yes 0.730.41–1.31

History of diagnosis with diabetesNo REF
Yes 1.461.09–1.94

AOR for age should be considered as for an increase of one year.
Odds ratios were adjusted for sociodemographic characteristics: sex, age, marital status, and education.
AOR: adjusted odds ratios; CI: confidence intervals; REF: reference.

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