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Table 3 Results of the multivariate study performed, taking each of the components of MS as a dependent variables and age, sex, diet, exercise, tobacco addiction, consumption of alcohol and history of psoriasis as independent variables

From: Metabolic syndrome and its components in patients with psoriasis

  Odds ratio Confidence interval 95%
Metabolic Syndrome
Psoriasis 3.634 1.645-8.025
Age 1.085 1.049-1.123
Sex (♂) 2.690 1.195-6.057
BMI 1.356 1.228-1.499
Impaired glucose tolerance
Psoriasis 2.179 1.075-4.416
Age 1.089 1.055-1.124
Sex (♂) 2.297 1.102-4.787
BMI 1.206 1.112-1.307
HT or BP >130/85
Age 1.066 1.034-1.099
Sex (♂) 2.213 1.055-4.643
BMI 1.329 1.207-1.464
Dyslipidaemia
Psoriasis 2.000 1.120-3.570
BMI 1.084 1.019-1.154
Waist circumference >80 cm for ♀ or >94 cm for ♂
Age 1.080 1.038-1.125
Sex (♂) 0.127 0.042-0.387
BMI 1.992 1.601-2.477
Tobacco consumption 0.364 0.132-1.00
  1. BMI: body mass index.