Table 3

ORs and 95% CIs from latent class regression models of allostatic load class on individual health behaviours

Class 1 ‘Metabolic+Cholesterol’Class 2 ‘Blood Pressure’Class 3 ‘Metabolic+BP’Class 4 ‘Low’
(reference)
Physical activity (>=500 METs/week)*0.78 (0.41 to 1.47)1.73 (0.91 to 3.31)0.61 (0.41 to 0.92)1.00
Diet_FOF1.02 (0.50 to 2.09)0.82 (0.35 to 1.26)0.75 (0.47 to 1.20)1.00
Diet_SS1.51 (0.33 to 3.04)0.82 (0.43 to 1.56)0.85 (0.52 to 1.38)1.00
Alcohol (current)0.90 (0.46 to 1.75)1.82 (0.92 to 3.61)0.63 (0.41 to 0.95)1.00
Smoking (current)2.70 (0.76 to 9.60)1.26 (0.44 to 3.57)1.74 (0.79 to 3.79)1.00
  • *All models in the table controlled for age, sex, race and education.

  • Diet_FOF, diet fats, oils and fried foods; diet_SS, diet sweets and soda; METs, metabolic equivalent tasks.