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Table 4 Binary logistic regression analysis of factors associated with resistant hypertension

From: Prevalence and risk factors for resistant hypertension among hypertensive patients from a developing country

Risk factor β-coefficient (95% CI) p value
Age 1.36 (1.14 – 1.56) <0.05
Gender – female Reference  
     male 1.52 (0.67 – 3.47) NS
Duration of hypertension 1.76 (1.26 – 2.28) <0.05
Current smoking - non-smoker Reference  
           smoker 1.51 (0.25 – 9.01) NS
Alcohol consumption - no Reference  
            yes 2.81 (0.96 – 8.20) NS
Diabetes Mellitus – absent Reference  
          present 1.67 (1.31 – 1.97) <0.05
IHD – absent Reference  
     present 0.59 (0.12 – 2.50) NS
CKD - absent Reference  
      present 0.79 (0.39 – 1.58) NS
Hyperlipidaemia - absent Reference  
          present 1.16 (0.54 – 2.48) NS
Obesity - BMI <27.5 Reference  
     BMI > =27.5 1.84 (1.04 – 3.26) <0.05
High salt intake – absent Reference  
          present 1.96 (0.94 – 2.95) NS
  1. BMI Body Mass Index, CKD Choric Kidney Disease, IHD Ischaemic Heart Disease.