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Table 7 Multivariate regression analysis of variables predicting high blood pressure among respondents

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

Variable Crude OR, 95%CI, p-value Adjusted OR, 95%CI, p-value
Sex (vs male)
 Female 2.611, 1.317–5.177, 0.006 2.067, 1.007–4.243, 0.048
Body Mass Index (vs normal)
 Obese 15.100, 6.031–37.801, 0.0001 12.437, 4.636–33.364, 0.0001
 Overweight 6.606, 3.072–14.208, 0.0001 5.574, 2.501–12.421, 0.0001
Physically activity (vs physically inactive)
 Physically active 1.533, 0.808–2.909, 0.191 0.891, 0.451–1.759, 0.739
Residence (vs rural)
 Urban 1.982, 1.026–3.925, 0.042 1.189, 0.576–2.453, 0.639