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Table 4 Factors associated with controlled hypertension

From: The prevalence, awareness, management and control of hypertension in men and women in Benin, West Africa: the TAHES study

FactorsMultivariable analysis
OR (95% CI)p
Age (y)0.98 (0.96–1.01)0.2992
Sex
 MalesRef. 1 
 Females2.90 (1.11–5.57)0.0296
Education
 NoneRef. 1 
 Primary0.57 (0.18–1.79)0.3358
 Higher1.39 (0.37–5.2)0.6273
Occupation
 Employee/government employeeRef. 1 
 Craftsman/storekeeper0.67 (0.14–3.18)0.6177
 Farmer/breeder/fisherman0.54 (0.09–3.36)0.5103
 Homemade/retired0.54 (0.05–6.69)0.6279
 Jobless0.40 (0.03–5.90)0.5040
Religion
 ChristiansRef. 1 
 Animists0.90 (0.38–2.10)0.7997
 Other1.81 (0.47–7.01)0.3886
Marital status
 SingleRef. 1 
 Married/in couple1.14 (0.36–3.60)0.8216
 Widowed/divorced/separated0.43 (0.08–2.31)0.3197
Average household income/month
 LowRef. 1 
 Middle/high1.24 (0.56–2.73)0.5899