Table 4

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

Class 1 ‘Metabolic+Cholesterol’Class 2 ‘Blood Pressure’Class 3 ‘Metabolic+BP’Class 4 ‘Low’
(reference)
Physical activity activity (>=500 METs/week)*0.80 (0.40 to 1.59)1.77 (0.89 to 3.55)0.62 (0.42 to 0.96)1.00
Diet_FOF0.65 (0.28 to 1.49)0.57 (0.28 to 1.16)0.75 (0.44 to 1.30)1.00
Diet_SS2.07 (0.90 to 4.73)1.05 (0.50 to 2.21)1.09 (0.61 to 1.97)1.00
Alcohol (current)0.86 (0.37 to 2.01)1.86 (0.94 to 3.68)0.63 (0.40 to 1.00)1.00
Smoking (current)3.05 (0.75 to 12.49)1.42 (0.48 to 4.16)1.86 (0.85 to 6.40)1.00
  • Diet_FOF=Diet Fats, Oils, Fried Foods.

  • Diet_SS=Diet Sweets, Soda.

  • *All models in the table controlled for age, sex, race, education.

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