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Table 2 Multivariate regression of high cardiovascular disease risk in men for sociodemographic, lifestyle, and biometric variables (n = 6189)

From: A six question screen to facilitate primary cardiovascular disease prevention

   SCORE risk ≥5 %a   
    95.0 % C.I.   
   Odds Ratio Lower Upper β Risk Scoreb
Age 40–49c      0
  50–54 15.517 4.644 51.844 2.742 19
  55–59 206.816 64.758 660.507 5.332 37
  60–70 1168.532 354.895 3847.520 7.064 49
Tobacco use Nonec      0
  At least once a week 14.232 9.977 20.300 2.655 19
Alcohol <1 units per weekc      0
Consumption 1–7 units per week 1.142 .688 1.895 .132 1
  8–14 units per week 1.278 .753 2.170 .246 2
  15–21 units per week 2.035 1.135 3.648 .710 5
  ≥22 units per week 2.376 1.295 4.360 .866 6
Body mass index Normal weight: BMI <25 kg/m2c      0
(BMI) Overweight: BMI ≥ 25 - <30 kg/m2 1.687 1.130 2.520 .523 4
  Obese: BMI ≥30 kg/m2 1.932 1.043 3.579 .659 5
Waist circumference <94 cm      0
  ≥94 cm 1.849 1.238 2.760 .615 4
History of hypertension No      0
  Yes 6.158 3.551 10.680 1.818 13
  1. aBased on the SCORE equation for countries with low cardiovascular risk
  2. bThe risk score is produced by multiplying β’s by 7 and rounding them to the nearest integer
  3. cindicates reference category