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Table 5 Logistic regression for components of MetS (hypertriglyceridemia and low HDL) and vitamin D status using the Institute of Medicinea cutoffs among employees in a private Lebanese university

From: The relationship between hypovitaminosis D and metabolic syndrome: a cross sectional study among employees of a private university in Lebanon

  Odds Ratio (OR) 95% C.I P value
Lower Upper
Hypertriglyceridemia1
 Vitamin D status 2.383 1.357 4.184 .002
 BMI kg/m2 2.683 1.843 3.908 .000
 Age, years 1.046 1.021 1.072 .000
 Gender .358 .205 .625 .000
Low HDL2
 Education .691 .507 .942 .019
 Smoking 2.117 1.256 3.571 .005
 Vitamin D status 1.783 1.050 3.029 .032
  1. aVitamin D status defined as Adequate: 25hydroxyvitamin D ≥ 20 ng/mL and inadequate: 25 hydroxyvitamin D < 20 ng/mL
  2. 1triglycerides level ≥ 150 mg/dL [63]
  3. Model statistics: R2 = 36.3%, Omnibus test p < 0.001, Hosmer Lemeshow test p = 0.156
  4. 2HDL cholesterol levels< 40 mg/dL in men or < 50 mg/ dL in women [63]
  5. Model statistics: R2 = 8.7%, Omnibus test p < 0.001, Hosmer Lemeshow test p = 0.717