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Table 6 Adjusted odds ratio (OR) of diabetes (DM) and hypertension (HTN) for general obesity (BMI ≥25 kg/m2), central obesity by WC (≥90 cm) and central obesity by WHR (≥0.90)

From: Obesity and associated type 2 diabetes and hypertension in factory workers of Bangladesh

  General obesity by BMI Central Obesity by WC Central Obesity by WHR
OR (95 % CI) P value OR (95 % CI) P value OR (95 % CI) P value
Men
 DM 1.70 (1.14, 2.52) 0.008 2.39 (1.61, 3.57) <0.001 3.90 (1.76, 8.73) 0.001
 HTN 1.18 (0.86, 1.62) 0.304 1.54 (1.11, 2.14) 0.009 1.80 (1.10, 2.99) 0.021
  1. Adjusted odds ratio after logistic regression analysis adjusted for age
  2. BMI body mass index, WC waist circumference, WHR waist hip ratio, CI confidence interval