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Table 2 Factors associated with high sodium intake among Malaysian adults (n=798)

From: Risk factors related with high sodium intake among Malaysian adults: findings from the Malaysian Community Salt Survey (MyCoSS) 2017–2018

Study characteristic Unadjusted p value Adjusted p value
Crude OR 95%CI Adjusted OR 95%CI
Lower Upper Lower Upper
Strata
 Urban 1.730 1.198 2.499 0.039 1.701 1.094 2.645 0.017*
 Rural 1 - -   1 - -  
Gender
 Men 2.013 1.183 3.426 <0.001 2.436 1.473 4.030 <0.001*
 Women 1 - -   1 - -  
Age groups (years)
 18–39 1.588 0.889 2.835 0.027 1.977 1.094 3.574 0.010*
 40–59 1.707 1.006 2.897 0.045 1.871 1.136 3.081 0.043*
 60+ 1 - -   1 - -  
Body mass index (kg/m2)
 Underweight 0.347 0.138 0.874 0.078 0.2281 0.071 0.726 0.107
 Normal 1 - -   1 - -  
 Overweight 22.106 1.344 3.300 <0.001 1.890 1.111 3.214 0.007*
 Obese 2.659 1.619 4.368 <0.001 2.611 1.519 4.488 <0.001*
Waist circumference (cm)
 Men <90 1 - -   1 - -  
 Men >90 2.311 0.998 5.353 0.018 2.260 1.020 5.009 <0.001*
 Women <80 1 - -   1 - -  
 Women ≥80 1.597 0.860 2.967 0.045 1.210 0.556 2.631 0.049*
  1. *Significance at p value < 0.05