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Table 5 Multiple logistic regression for the association of individual Components of metabolic syndrome with vitamin D status after adjustment of the other MetS components

From: Vitamin D deficiency and metabolic syndrome in elderly Chinese individuals: evidence from CLHLS

Variables 25(OH)D[OR (95%CI)]
Continuous < 20 ng/ml 20—30 ng/ml ≥30 ng/ml
Elevated triglycerides 0.70 (0.59to0.82) reference 0.59 (0.42to0.83) 0.46 (0.30to0.71)
Reduced HDL cholesterol 0.74 (0.63to0.87) reference 0.81 (0.59to1.13) 0.64 (0.42to0.97)
Elevated glucose 0.84 (0.75to0.95) reference 0.86 (0.65to1.14) 0.73 (0.53to1.01)
Elevated waist circumference 1.09 (0.94to1.25) reference 0.96 (0.70to1.33) 1.05 (0.72to1.54)
Elevated blood pressure 1.26 (1.07to1.49) reference 1.23 (0.87to1.75) 1.49 (0.97to2.29)
  1. Notes: Multivariate model is adjust for age, sex, race, education, marrage, physically active, smoking, drinking, BMI, plus additionally adjusted for the rest of the individual components of the MetS
  2. 25(OH)D 25 hydroxy vitamin D, HDL high density lipoprotein. WC waist circumference(cm), BP blood pressure