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Table 3 Multivariate analysis of factors associated with having at least one metabolic abnormality, having at least two metabolic abnormalities, and having at least three metabolic abnormalities.

From: Metabolic Syndrome and Its Individual Components among Jordanian Children and Adolescents

  1 component 2 components 3 components
Age (year) OR (95% CI) -value OR (95% CI) -value OR (95% CI) -value
12 1     1  
12 1.6 (1.1, 2.4) .010    17.2 (2.2, 30.7) .006
Body mass index       
Normal 1      
Overweight 2.2 (1.3, 3.7) .005 1.8 (0.9, 3.5) .083 1.3 (0.3, 4.7) .727
Obesity 7.4 (3.6, 15.4) .005 6.2 (3.4, 11.4) .005 6.7 (2.6, 17.5) .005
Region       
North 2.3 (1.4, 3.7) .005     
Middle 2.6 (1.4, 4.6) .002     
South 1      
Regular activities       
7 hours/week      1  
7 hours/week      0.3 (0.1, 0.8) .013