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Table 4 Sensitivity Analysis with respect to different cut-off values of HSQ470 vs BMI and CRP

From: Exploring the associations between systemic inflammation, obesity and healthy days: a health related quality of life (HRQOL) analysis of NHANES 2005–2008

  OR (95% CI) (outcome variable HSQ470 vs BMI Class)
Cut-off of HSQ470 12 13 14 16 17 18
Intercept 0.08 (0.06,0.11) 0.08 (0.06,0.11) 0.07 (0.05,0.1) 0.06 (0.04,0.08) 0.06 (0.04,0.08) 0.06 (0.04,0.08)
Overweight 1.21 (0.91,1.59) 1.19 (0.9,1.58) 1.2 (0.89,1.61) 1.03 (0.74,1.43) 1.02 (0.73,1.42) 1.02 (0.73,1.42)
Obese 1.69 (1.27,2.23) 1.7 (1.28,2.25) 1.66 (1.23,2.23) 1.6 (1.15,2.23) 1.58 (1.13,2.2) 1.54 (1.1,2.15)
  OR (95% CI) (outcome variable HSQ470 vs CRP Class)
Cut-off of HSQ470 12 13 14 16 17 18
Intercept 0.08 (0.06,0.1) 0.08 (0.06,0.1) 0.07 (0.05,0.09) 0.05 (0.04,0.07) 0.05 (0.04,0.07) 0.05 (0.04,0.07)
elevated CRP 1.54 (1.22,1.96) 1.53 (1.2,1.93) 1.55 (1.21,1.98) 1.7 (1.29,2.24) 1.7 (1.28,2.24) 1.73 (1.3,2.28)
clinically raised CRP 2.34 (1.83,2.99) 2.36 (1.84,3.03) 2.46 (1.89,3.2) 2.59 (1.94,3.45) 2.64 (1.97,3.54) 2.7 (2.01,3.62)
  1. The threshold for physical unhealthy days was varied from 12 to 18 days and the effects on the association to BMI or CRP classes was evaluated (upper and lower panels of table, respectively). Data was analyzed by sampling weighted generalized linear models as described under Methods