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Table 6 Multiple logistic regression to assess the relationship between occupation and meeting criteria for the metabolic syndrome among Korean workers aged ≥20 years

From: Prevalence of the Metabolic Syndrome among Korean Workers by Occupational Group: Fifth Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (KNHANES) 2010

  Odds ratio (95% confidence intervals)
  Male Female
Model I*   
Occupational group   
 Non-manual workers 1.00 (reference) 1.00 (reference)
  Service/sales workers 0.66 (0.42–1.02) 0.98 (0.45–2.12)
  Service workers 0.49 (0.25–0.96) 0.92 (0.36–2.32)
  Sales workers 0.74 (0.43–1.28) 1.12 (0.51–2.46)
 Manual workers 0.62 (0.44–0.88) 1.00 (0.46–2.16)
  Skilled agricultural, forestry and fishery workers 0.38 (0.20–0.70) 1.56 (0.56–4.33)
  Craft and related trades workers 0.39 (0.23–0.66) 0.78 (0.21–2.83)
  Equipment, machine operating and assembling workers 1.22 (0.82–1.83) 0.88 (0.16–4.67)
  Elementary workers 0.43 (0.21–0.91) 0.84 (0.38–1.86)
Model II   
Occupational groups   
 Non-manual workers 1.00 (reference) 1.00 (reference)
  Service/sales workers 0.63 (0.39–0.99) 1.04 (0.48–2.25)
  Service workers 0.45 (0.22–0.93) 0.98 (0.39–2.47)
  Sales workers 0.73 (0.42–1.26) 1.16 (0.53–2.57)
 Manual workers 0.59 (0.41–0.85) 1.02 (0.47–2.21)
  Skilled agricultural, forestry and fishery workers 0.37 (0.20–0.69) 1.54 (0.56–4.25)
  Craft and related trades workers 0.37 (0.22–0.63) 0.78 (0.22–2.81)
  Equipment, machine operating and assembling workers 1.16 (0.77–1.75) 0.90 (0.17–4.87)
  Elementary workers 0.42 (0.19–0.91) 0.87 (0.39–1.94)
  1. * Model I: Adjusted for age, level of education, household income, high-risk drinking, smoking status, and vigorous physical activity.
  2. Model II: Adjusted for Model I factors, plus work hours, and work schedule.