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Table 3 Secondary analysis of predcited odds of preypertnsion and hypertension by categories and unit increase of adiposity measures among participants (N = 367)

From: Discriminative ability of adiposity measures for elevated blood pressure among adolescents in a resource-constrained setting in northeast Nigeria: a cross-sectional analysis

Variable Prehypertension Hypertension
AOR (95% CI) p-value AOR (95% CI) p-value
Body Mass Index
 Obesity 7.45 (2.34, 13.75) 0.001 25.22 (9.52, 46.81) 0.001
 Overweight 1.18 (0.35, 3.84) 0.109 4.90 (3.30, 8.91) 0.001
aUnit increase 0.88 (0.75, 1.04) 0.110 1.60 (1.20, 1.70) 0.023
Waist circumference
 Obesity 3.42 (0.74, 8.82) 0.070 11.08 (7.77, 24.28) 0.001
 Overweight 1.25 (0.27, 4.43) 0.450 2.65 (0.93, 7.57) 0.090
aUnit increase 0.99 (0.92–1.07) 0.570 1.40 (1.22, 1.52) 0.045
Waist-to-Height Ratio
 Obesity 2.53 (0.64, 0.87) 0.530 11.18 (5.36, 23.29) 0.001
aUnit increase 3.33 (0.96, 11.59) 0.054 5.42 (1.25, 8.48) 0.020
  1. aRepresent AOR of discriminatory ability of elevated blood pressure per unit increase in centimetre for BMI, WC and WHtR