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Table 6 Binary regression analysis of variables predicting high blood pressure among urban and rural based respondents

From: In-school adolescents’ weight status and blood pressure profile in South-western Nigeria: urban-rural comparison

Variable OR, 95%CI, p-value
Urban
 Sex (vs male)  
 Female 2.167, 0.954–4.922, 0.065
 Body Mass Index (vs normal)  
 Obese 11.783, 4.187–33.159, 0.0001
 Overweight 5.497, 2.142–14.106, 0.0001
 Physically activity (vs physically inactive)  
 Physically active 0.732, 0.335–1.597, 0.433
Rural
 Sex (vs male)
 Female 3.949, 1.088–14.330, 0.037
 Body Mass Index (vs normal)  
 Obese 46.800, 2.730–802.382, 0.008
 Overweight 8.259, 2.082–32.762, 0.003
 Physically activity (vs physically inactive)  
 Physically active 0.453, 0.140–1.463, 0.185