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Table 4 Multivariable odds ratios mutually adjusted for determinants of lateral epicondylitis

From: Chronic hyperglycemia increases the risk of lateral epicondylitis: the Locomotive Syndrome and Health Outcome in Aizu Cohort Study (LOHAS)

  Lateral epicondylitis
Odds ratio 95 % CI
Age (years)
 40–59 1  
 60–69 0.51 0.21–1.31
 ≥70 0.66 0.28–1.67
Sex
 Male 1  
 Female 1.02 0.42–2.55
Occupation
 No 1  
 Yes 1.27 0.66–2.45
Smoking status
 Never 1  
 Past 1.27 0.50–3.27
 Current 1.07 0.31–3.18
Alcohol consumption
 Never 1  
 Current 0.71 0.36–1.42
Obesity
 Normal 1  
 Overweight 1.41 0.71–2.74
Metabolic syndrome
 Normal 1  
 Definite 0.93 0.38–2.15
Hypertension
 Normal 1  
 Borderline 0.93 0.40–2.16
 Definite 1.04 0.50–2.27
Hyperlipidemia
 Normal 1  
 Definite 0.81 0.40–1.55
Chronic hyperglycemia
 Favorable control 1  
 Suspected 1.60 0.80–3.10
 Definite 3.37* 1.16–8.56
  1. P < 0.05.