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Table 4 Changes in Odds Ratio (95% confidence interval) of age for complications and poor glycemic control with introduction of covariate

From: Age differences in diabetes-related complications and glycemic control

Outcome of Interest Sex FBS Hypertension Total cholesterol BMI Duration of diabetes
Glycemic control
 ≤ 49 Ref group Ref group Ref group Ref group Ref group Ref group
 50–59 0.62 (0.39–0.98) 0.73 (0.44–1.19) 0.58 (0.36–0.93) 0.62 (0.39–1.00) 0.60 (0.37–0.96) 0.60 0.38–0.95)
 60+ 0.71 (0.44–1.15) 0.77 (0.46–1.29) 0.65 (0.40–1.07) 0.70 (0.43–1.16) 0.73 (0.44–1.20) 0.66 (0.40–1.07)
P value 0.12 0.44 0.08 0.15 0.10 0.087
Complications
 ≤ 49 Ref group Ref group Ref group Ref group Ref group Ref group
 50–59 1.62 (1.09–2.42) 1.50 (1.00–2.25) 1.57 (1.04 – 2.38) 1.79 (1.16 –2.76) 1.42 (0.94–2.13) 1.52 (1.00 –2.29)
 60+ 2.37 (1.56–3.60) 2.23 (1.46 –3.40) 2.37 (1.54 – 3.66) 2.67 (1.69–4.20) 2.09 (1.36 –3.22) 2.03 (1.32–3.13)
P value ≤0.001 0.001 <0.001 <0.001 0.003 0.006