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Table 4 Factors associated with presenting problems in the of quality of life dimensions for the population at risk of T2D in Barranquilla and Bogota

From: Health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in a population at risk of type 2 diabetes: a cross-sectional study in two Latin American cities

Dependent variable Characteristic B SE p-value OR (95% CI)
Mobility City     
Barranquilla (Ref.)     
Bogota D.C 1.78 0.18  < 0.001 5.9 (4.2–8.4)
Age group     
 < 55 years (Ref.)     
 ≥ 55 years 0.91 0.18  < 0.001 2.5 (1.8–3.5)
Hypertension treatment     
No (Ref.)     
Yes 0.48 0.16 0.003 1.6 (1.2–2.2)
Self-care City     
Barranquilla (Ref.)     
Bogota D.C 2.1 0.63 0.001 8.2 (2.4–27.9)
Glucose classification     
Normal (Ref.)     
Impaired glucose tolerance 0.89 0.44 0.041 2.4 (1.04–5.8)
Usual activities City     
Barranquilla (Ref.)     
Bogota D.C 2.2 0.25  < 0.001 9.3 (5.7–15.2)
Age group     
 < 55 years (Ref.)     
 ≥ 55 years 0.78 0.22  < 0.001 2.2 (1.4–3.3)
Hypertension treatment     
No (Ref.)     
Yes 0.41 0.19 0.028 1.5 (1.05–2.2)
Education level     
Superior (Ref.)     
No schooling  − 0.373 0.34 0.265 0.69 (0.36–1.3)
Elementary school  − 0.671 0.32 0.039 0.51 (0.27–0.97)
Junior high school  − 0.979 0.39 0.011 0.38 (0.18–0.8)
Pain/discomfort City     
Barranquilla (Ref.)     
Bogota D.C 0.442 0.12  < 0.001 1.6 (1.2–2.0)
Sex     
Male (Ref.)     
Female 0.50 0.14  < 0.001 1.6 (1.2–2.2)
Anxiety/depression City     
Barranquilla (Ref.)     
Bogota D.C 2.2 0.16  < 0.001 9.1 (6.6–12.4)
Sex     
Male (Ref.)     
Female 0.63 0.18  < 0.001 1.9 (1.3–2.7)
  1. aOR, Odds Ratio; Ref, reference group