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Research Article

Association of Plasma Homocysteine with Self-Reported Sleep Apnea Is Confounded by Age: Results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2005-2006

Table 3

Results from the full multivariate logistic regression analysis (Model 18 in Figure 3) for the outcome of self-reported sleep apnea.

CovariateOR95% CI

High plasma homocysteine1.240.85–1.830.244
High RBC folate1.260.84–1.890.252
Male gender2.221.45–3.40.001
Non-Hispanic White race1.210.74–1.960.420
Birth in the United States1.890.93–3.820.073
BMI > 28 Kg/m27.564.14–13.79<0.001
High education1.711.21–2.410.005
Ever smoker1.280.76–2.140.334
Ever alcohol use2.011.3–3.110.004
Age > 46 years2.191.39–3.440.002

OR: odds ratio; CI: confidence interval; P: significance value.

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