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Table 3—

ORs for the metabolic syndrome associated with each decrease in one category of household wealth, before and after adjustments

Household wealthOR (95% CI)*
MenWomen
Age-adjusted model 1.32 (1.11–1.56) 1.81 (1.35–2.43) 
Model 1: age + number of household members 1.32 (1.11–1.56) 1.89 (1.40–2.54) 
Model 2: model 1 + behavioral and demographic factors 1.29 (1.08–1.54) 1.67 (1.21–2.29) 
Model 2 + household income 1.25 (1.04–1.50) 1.57 (1.12–2.21) 
Model 2 + personal income 1.25 (1.05–1.50) 1.67 (1.21–2.32) 
Model 2 + occupational grade 1.26 (1.05–1.52) 1.84 (1.30–2.60) 
Model 2 + education 1.29 (1.08–1.54) 1.66 (1.19–2.32) 
Model 2 + father’s social class 1.28 (1.07–1.51) 1.54 (1.11–2.15) 
Fully adjusted model‡ 1.25 (1.04–1.51) 1.63 (1.14–2.35) 
Household wealthOR (95% CI)*
MenWomen
Age-adjusted model 1.32 (1.11–1.56) 1.81 (1.35–2.43) 
Model 1: age + number of household members 1.32 (1.11–1.56) 1.89 (1.40–2.54) 
Model 2: model 1 + behavioral and demographic factors 1.29 (1.08–1.54) 1.67 (1.21–2.29) 
Model 2 + household income 1.25 (1.04–1.50) 1.57 (1.12–2.21) 
Model 2 + personal income 1.25 (1.05–1.50) 1.67 (1.21–2.32) 
Model 2 + occupational grade 1.26 (1.05–1.52) 1.84 (1.30–2.60) 
Model 2 + education 1.29 (1.08–1.54) 1.66 (1.19–2.32) 
Model 2 + father’s social class 1.28 (1.07–1.51) 1.54 (1.11–2.15) 
Fully adjusted model‡ 1.25 (1.04–1.51) 1.63 (1.14–2.35) 
*

Includes 2,188 men and 714 women with complete information on all covariates.

Behavioral and demographic factors include smoking, alcohol intake, diet, physical activity, marital status, and ethnic group. ‡Includes household wealth, age, number of household members, behavioral and demographic factors, household and personal income, occupational grade, education, and father’s social class.

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