Characteristics Coefficients
(b  values)
Standard error (SE) Odds Ratio
(OR)
95% Confidence Interval (CI)
Lower limit Upper limit
Sex
 Female (RC)
 Male


0.566*


0.336


1.761


0.912


3.400
Age groups
 56+ (RC)
 ≤40
 41-55


0.958*
1.501*


0.496
0.246


2.608
1.663


0.987
1.028


6.889
2.690
Education
 No Education (RC)
 Primary & Secondary
 College & Higher
-0.092
0.756*
0.316
0.422
0.912
2.128
0491
0.930
1.696
4.869
Work Status/physical activity level
 Extremely inactive(RC)
 Lightly active
 Moderately active
 Vigorously active


0.822*
1.523*
1.569*


0.446
0.469
0.837


2.275
4.589
4.803


0.947
1.829
0.931


5.462
11.518
24.787
Economic hardship
 No (RC)
 Yes


-0.477


0.310


0.621


0.338


1.140
Physical Exercise Regularly
 No (RC)
 Yes


0.396*


0.327


1.486


0.783


2.818
Took Medicine Regularly
 No (RC)
 Yes


0.354


0.274


1.425


0.833


2.438
Side Effect of Medicine
 No (RC)
 Yes


-1.276*


0.493


0.279


0.106


0.733
Forget to take Medicine
 No (RC)
 Yes


-0.350*


0.268


0.705


0.417


1.192
Kidney Diseases
 No (RC)
 Yes


-0.581*


0.267


0.559


0.332


0.994
Occupational Stress
 No (RC)
 Yes


-0.642*


0.307


0.526


0.288


0.961
Mental Stress
 No (RC)
 Yes


-0.567*


0.257


0.567


0.343


0.938
Salt Intake
 No (RC)
 Yes
 
 
-0.233


0.253


0.792


0.483


1.300
Smoking
 At Present (RC)
 Past
 Never


0.394
0.117


0.436
0.371


1.483
1.124


0.631
0.544


3.484
2.324
Note: OR=odds ratio, *p<0.005 or better, and RC= Reference category
Table 2: Logistic regression analysis of socio-demographic and Clinical variables of hypertensive diabetic patients.