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Table 3 Adjusted odds ratios of average or better MCS by potential risk factors

From: Combined association of fitness and central adiposity with health-related quality of life in healthy Men: a cross-sectional study

Potential risk factors Participants Odds ratio 95%CI P value
Age a
 1st tertile (Low) 253 1.00 (Referent)
 2nd tertile (Moderate) 225 2.26 1.51–3.38 <0.001
 3rd tertile (High) 231 5.05 3.21–7.94 <0.001
Cardiorespiratory fitness b
 1st tertile (Low) 236 1.00 (Referent)
 2nd tertile (Moderate) 236 1.69 1.08–2.65 0.02
 3rd tertile (High) 237 4.34 2.37–7.94 <0.001
Waist/Height ratio c
 1st tertile (Low) 253 1.00 (Referent)
 2nd tertile (Moderate) 217 0.89 0.58–1.37 0.60
 3rd tertile (High) 239 0.80 0.49–1.31 0.37
Waist circumference c
 1st tertile (Low) 292 1.00 (Referent)
 2nd tertile (Moderate) 191 0.75 0.49–1.16 0.19
 3rd tertile (High) 226 0.82 0.50–1.33 0.41
Body mass index c
 1st tertile (Low) 238 1.00 (Referent)
 2nd tertile (Moderate) 241 0.81 0.52–1.25 0.34
 3rd tertile (High) 230 0.85 0.49–1.47 0.55
Systolic blood pressure d
 1st tertile (Low) 270 1.00 (Referent)
 2nd tertile (Moderate) 229 1.35 0.91–1.99 0.13
 3rd tertile (High) 210 1.65 1.10–2.49 0.02
Current smokers e
 No 545 1.00 (Referent)
 Yes 164 0.88 0.60–1.29 0.52
Current drinkers f
  < 14 drinks pre week 690 1.00 (Referent)
  ≥ 14 drinks per week 19 1.02 0.39–2.67 0.97
  1. MCS mental component summary, OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval
  2. aAdjusted for fit-fat index, systolic blood pressure, smoking habit, and drinking habit
  3. bAdjusted for age, waist/height ratio, systolic blood pressure, smoking habit, and drinking habit
  4. cAdjusted for age, cardiorespiratory fitness, systolic blood pressure, smoking habit, and drinking habit
  5. dAdjusted for age, fit-fat index, smoking habit, and drinking habit
  6. eAdjusted for age, fit-fat index, systolic blood pressure, and drinking habit
  7. fAdjusted for age, fit-fat index, systolic blood pressure, and smoking habit