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Table 4 Logistic regression for dairy product intake and HOMA-IR1 after controlling for confounders among males

From: Evaluation of risk factors for insulin resistance: a cross sectional study among employees at a private university in Lebanon

  HOMA-IR
Characteristic Odds Ratio 95% Confidence interval P-value
Lower Upper
Age (years) 0.971 0.936 1.008 0.123
PA2 level 0.581 0.249 1.357 0.210
BMI3 (Kg/m2) 1.378 0.590 3.220 0.458
PBF4 1.039 0.951 1.134 0.396
Waist circumference risky5 3.927 1.398 11.034 0.009
Dairy product intake (serving/ day) 0.941 0.616 1.436 0.777
Hypertriglyceridemia6 0.953 0.412 2.207 0.911
  1. 1 Homeostatic Model Assessment for Insulin Resistance - HOMA-IR levels ≥2.5 indicates insulin resistance [43]
  2. 2 Physical activity
  3. 3 Body Mass Index - BMI < 18.5 kg/m2, normal weight 18.5–24.9 kg/m2, overweight 25–29.9 kg/m2, and obese ≥30 kg/m2 [44]
  4. 4 Percent body fat
  5. 5 Risky waist circumference: > 102 cm in men, > 88 cm in women [44]
  6. 6 Triglycerides – Normal levels: < 150 mg/ dL [45]