Mediators of Inflammation / 2009 / Article / Tab 3

Clinical Study

Gender Differences Relating to Metabolic Syndrome and Proinflammation in Finnish Subjects with Elevated Blood Pressure

Table 3

Odds ratio (OR) for the presence of metabolic syndrome defined by the NCEP criteria according to the gender-specific tertiles of insulin, C-reactive protein, adiponectin and interleukin-1- receptor antagonist in men and women in two adjusted models.

VariablesMenWomen
Model 1Model 2Model 1Model 2
OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) -valueOR (95% CI)

fP-insulin<.001 .001 .001.013
1st tertile1.001.001.001.00
2nd tertile4.77 (2.01 to 11.34)3.76 (1.46 to 9.66)4.61 (1.95 to 10.88)3.15 (1.27 to 7.80)
3rd tertile22.02 (9.20 to 52.71)5.98 (2.20 to 16.23)17.71 (7.54 to 41.59)6.00 (2.36 to 15.27)
hs-CRP.12.26<.001.22
1st tertile1.001.001.001.00
2nd tertile1.58 (0.84 to 2.97)0.98 (0.45 to 2.11)1.76 (0.87 to 3.55)1.21 (0.55 to 2.65)
3rd tertile1.65 (0.87 to 3.10)0.63 (0.28 to 1.42)4.85 (2.47 to 9.52)1.65 (0.74 to 3.66)
Adiponectin .001.44 .001.003
1st tertile1.001.001.001.00
2nd tertile0.32 (0.17 to 0.61)0.67 (0.30 to 1.47)0.59 (0.32 to 1.09)0.67 (0.33 to 1.37)
3rd tertile0.25 (0.13 to 0.49)0.73 (0.33 to 1.61)0.25 (0.13 to 0.50)0.30 (0.14 to 0.67)
IL-1Ra.003.77<.001.068
1st tertile1.001.001.001.00
2nd tertile1.68 (0.88 to 3.22)0.94 (0.43 to 2.06)3.98 (1.88to 8.43)2.45 (1.07 to 5.62)
3rd tertile2.61 (1.37 to 4.94)1.12 (0.52 to 2.44)6.80 (3.25 to 14.21)2.22 (0.94 to 5.24)

Model 1: adjusted for age, physical activity, smoking status, and alcohol use. Model 2: adjusted for age, physical activity, smoking status, alcohol use, and BMI. -value for linearity. of odds ratio.

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