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Table 2—

Effects of major risk factors on type 2 diabetes in Filipino-American women (aged 20–74 years)

Risk factorUnivariate analysis* (n = 443–472)
Multivariate analysis (n = 315)
OR95% CIOR95% CI
Age (years)     
 35–44 4.01 1.12–14.28 10.79 1.00–16.83 
 45–54 4.37 1.26–15.21 16.17 1.42–184.03 
 55–64 5.93 1.59–22.21 14.65 1.09–97.70 
 65 and older 27.66 7.11–122.97 38.68 2.27–659.89 
Gestational diabetes 14.06 6.1–32.41 21.65 6.73–69.67 
Delivery of baby weighing >9 lb 4.13 1.87–9.11 1.51 0.39–5.84 
Family history of diabetes 3.16 1.69–5.89 2.22 0.92–5.35 
Obesity (BMI >30 kg/m23.82 1.47–9.94 2.85 0.53–15.4 
Physical activity 1.07 0.59–1.93 1.18 0.49–2.84 
Education: high school level or lower 0.92 0.21–4.12 0.82 0.08–8.77 
Household income: <$20,000 2.68 1.07–6.70 5.28 1.38–20.19 
Acculturation level: low/middle  (No cases of diabetes)
 
 
Region of birth: Mindanao 1.08 0.36–3.25 1.88 0.48–7.30 
Risk factorUnivariate analysis* (n = 443–472)
Multivariate analysis (n = 315)
OR95% CIOR95% CI
Age (years)     
 35–44 4.01 1.12–14.28 10.79 1.00–16.83 
 45–54 4.37 1.26–15.21 16.17 1.42–184.03 
 55–64 5.93 1.59–22.21 14.65 1.09–97.70 
 65 and older 27.66 7.11–122.97 38.68 2.27–659.89 
Gestational diabetes 14.06 6.1–32.41 21.65 6.73–69.67 
Delivery of baby weighing >9 lb 4.13 1.87–9.11 1.51 0.39–5.84 
Family history of diabetes 3.16 1.69–5.89 2.22 0.92–5.35 
Obesity (BMI >30 kg/m23.82 1.47–9.94 2.85 0.53–15.4 
Physical activity 1.07 0.59–1.93 1.18 0.49–2.84 
Education: high school level or lower 0.92 0.21–4.12 0.82 0.08–8.77 
Household income: <$20,000 2.68 1.07–6.70 5.28 1.38–20.19 
Acculturation level: low/middle  (No cases of diabetes)
 
 
Region of birth: Mindanao 1.08 0.36–3.25 1.88 0.48–7.30 
*

n varies due to missing values;

referent populations (shown in Table 1).

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