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Table 4 Odd's Ratios from multivariate logistic regression model for elevated diastolic blood pressure (≥ 90 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) 2.29 [0.95–6.06] 0.08
Age (≥ 50 years) 2.18 [0.96–4.83] 0.06
Sex (men/women) 2.16 [0.98–4.97] 0.06
BMI (≥ 25 kg/m2) 2.95 [1.23–7.03] 0.01
Smoking (smokers/non) 1.62 [0.75–3.51] 0.22
Community   0.04