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Table 5 Number of MetS components and odds of cognitive impairment

From: Associations of the metabolic syndrome and its components with cognitive impairment in older adults

Number of components Model 1 Model 2
OR (95% CI) p OR (95% CI) p
0 1.00 (Reference)a 1.00 (Reference)b
1 0.36 (0.11, 1.15)a 0.084 0.29 (0.09, 0.95)b 0.041
2 1.02 (0.38, 2.77)a 0.965 0.93 (0.34, 2.52)b 0.878
3 0.94 (0.32, 2.77)a 0.902 0.76 (0.26, 2.28)b 0.629
4/5c 1.23 (0.40, 3.77)a 0.713 0.99 (0.31, 3.12)b 0.982
Number of components (continuous)d 1.16 (0.92, 1.45) 0.212 1.11 (0.88, 1.41) 0.387
  1. Model 1: adjusted for age, sex and smoking (N = 202). Model 2: adjusted for age, sex, smoking, CHD, TIA, stroke (N = 200)
  2. asingle model; bsingle model
  3. cdue to small N in each, groups with 4 or 5 components were merged in this analysis
  4. drange 0 to 5