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Table 3 Odd's Ratios from multivariate logistic regression model for elevated systolic blood pressure (≥ 130 mmHg). Mutual adjustment is included.

From: A preliminary study of mercury exposure and blood pressure in the Brazilian Amazon

Variable OR p
Hair mercury (≥ 10 μg/g) 2.91 [1.26–7.28] 0.02
Age (≥ 50 years) 2.35 [1.07–5.13] 0.03
Sex (men/women) 2.27 [1.08–4.98] 0.03
BMI (≥ 25 kg/m2) 3.17 [1.35–7.22] 0.01
Smoking (smokers/non) 1.69 [0.81–3.51] 0.15
Community   0.01