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Table 2 Bivariate and multivariate logistic regression analysis of factors associated with hypertension in Hosanna (n = 524), Ethiopia, 2014

From: Hypertension and its associated factors in Hosanna town, Southern Ethiopia: community based cross-sectional study

Characteristics Hypertension Bivariate OR (95% CI) Multivariate OR (95% CI) P-value
Yes No
Sex
 Male 73 204 1.4 (0.99,2.06) 1.92 (1.14,3.23) 0.014
 Female 84 163 1 1 0.00
Marital status
 Singlea 37 158 1 1 0.00
 Married 64 128 2.03 (0.8,4.6) 4.1 (1.0,16.18) 0.04
 Divorced 46 60 0.95 (0.4,2.14) 1.7 (0.3,7.3) 0.46
 Widowed 10 21 0.62 (0.2,1.4) 1.2 (0.18,7.8) 0.80
Aerobic physical activity
 Yes 137 267 1 1 0.00
 No 20 100 2.5 (1.5,4.32) 3.0 (1.4,6.5) 0.004
Age group
 25–34 19 83 1 1 0.00
 35–44 75 198 0.6 (0.3,1.06) 0.4 (0.23,0.81) 0.01
 45–54 54 56 0.2 (0.12,0.4) 0.1 (0.04,0.25) < 0.001
 55–64 9 30 0.7 (0.3,1.8) 0.4 (0.15,1.15) 0.09
  1. 1 = Reference
  2. aNot ever married
  3. P-value < 0.05