Journal of Environmental and Public Health / 2009 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Experienced Poor Lighting Contributes to the Seasonal Fluctuations in Weight and Appetite That Relate to the Metabolic Syndrome

Table 2

Determinants of the metabolic syndrome according the ATP-III criteria.

Explanatory variableEstimateStandard errorOdds ratio95% confidence interval

Metabolic factor score0.170.0351.181.10 to 1.26
Aged 30 to 45reference
Aged 46 to 600.810.0742.241.94 to 2.59
Aged 61 to 751.260.0843.512.98 to 4.14
Aged 76 to 991.610.105.034.12 to 6.13
Low education levelreference
Medium education level−0.660.0620.520.46 to 0.59
High education level−1.000.0740.370.32 to 0.43
Living alonereference
Living with someone−0.240.0570.790.70 to 0.88
Low exercise levelreference
Medium exercise level−0.480.0540.620.56 to 0.69
Fitness training level−0.840.0880.430.36 to 0.51
Sports activities level− to 0.49
Low alcohol usereference
Medium alcohol use−0.420.0700.660.58 to 0.76
High alcohol use−0.570.0900.570.47 to 0.68
No alcohol use0.440.0831.551.32 to 1.83
Low activity outdoorsreference
Medium activity outdoors−0.450.0750.640.55 to 0.74
High activity outdoors−0.610.0730.540.47 to 0.62
Low BDI sum scorereference
Medium BDI sum score0.280.0691.331.16 to 1.52
High BDI sum score0.470.111.601.30 to 1.96

BDI = Beck Depression Inventory.

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