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Table 5 Logistic regression analysis showing the determinants of LVH among Black hypertensive patients

From: Association between insulin resistance and left ventricular hypertrophy in asymptomatic, Black, sub-Saharan African, hypertensive patients: a case–control study

Variables Univariate analysis Multivariate analysis
P OR (95% CI) p aOR (95% CI)
Total Obesity     
No   1   1
Yes 0.000 5.1 (2.8–9.3) 0.038 2.8 (1.06–7.4)
Abdominal Obesity     
No   1   1
Yes 0.000 3.3 (1.9–5.8) 0.275 1.9 (0.6–6.3)
Sedentary     
No   1   1
Yes 0.000 6.4 (3.4–12.1) 0.123 1.9 (0.8–4.5)
High AI     
No   1   1
Yes 0.031 1.8 (1.06–3.2) 0.579 1.3 (0.6–2.9)
Hyperuricemia     
No   1   1
Yes 0.006 2.5 (1.3–4.7) 0.145 2.1 (0.8–5.4)
IR     
No   1   1
Yes 0.000 9.3 (3.8–25.5) ˂0.001 8.4 (3.7–15.7)
  1. OR = odds ratio; aOR = adjusted odds ratio; AI = atherogenic index; IR = insulin resistance