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Table 3 Adjusted logistic regression investigating the association between elevated levels of C Reactive Protein (> 3.0 mg/L) and independent variables. The SABE Survey (Health, Well-Being, and Aging), Brazil, 2010

From: Inflammation and quality of life in later life: findings from the health, well-being and aging study (SABE)

Variables analyzed OR 95% CI
SF12 – PDa
 Second tertile 1.08 (0.77;1.50)
 Poorest tertile 1.34 (1.02;1.77)
BMI
 Undernutrition 0.45 (0.27;0.76)
 Overweight 1.25 (0.79;1.98)
 Obesity 2.05 (1.50;2.81)
Gender
 Female 1.07 (0.79;1.46)
Age
 70–79 1.06 (0.73;1.54)
 80 and more 0.83 (0.58;1.19)
Cognitive Function
 Compromitted 1.54 (0.99;2.39)
  1. Note: a Physical domain of SF12 - reference: highest tercile
  2. Regression analysis adjusted by gender, age and cognitive function