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Table 5 Factors associated with having one or two and/or more atherothrombotic risk factors*

From: Self-reported prevalence of atherothrombosis in a general population sample of adults in Greece; A telephone survey

  One risk factor vs. none Two or more risk factors vs. none
Characteristics OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
Gender     
Male Reference - Reference -
Female 0.80 0.68 - 0.94 0.89 0.72 - 1.10
Age (in years)     
18-24 Reference - Reference -
25-39 1.17 0.89 - 1.55 2.81 1.25 - 6.28
40-54 1.54 1.15 - 2.05 11.09 5.06 - 24.27
55-64 2.18 1.53 - 3.10 20.25 9.00 - 45.54
65+ 1.31 0.94 - 1.83 14.48 6.51 - 32.20
Area of residence     
Urban Reference - Reference -
Rural 0.84 0.70 - 1.01 0.80 0.63 - 1.02
Educational status     
Very low (6) Reference - Reference -
Low (6-12) 1.04 0.80 - 1.36 0.65 0.48 - 0.88
Moderate (12-14) 1.08 0.70 - 1.65 0.70 0.38 - 1.30
High (14-16) 0.89 0.67 - 1.16 0.45 0.32 - 0.63
Very high (>16) 0.64 0.40 - 1.00 0.27 0.12 - 0.60
  1. * Hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, diabetes mellitus, smoking and obesity were considered
  2. CI: Confidence Interval; BMI: Body Mass Index