Table 4—

Multivariable-adjusted odds ratios for the 5-year risk of incident hypertension

VariableOdds ratioLower 95% confidence limitUpper 95% confidence limitP
Age (/5 years)1.101.001.220.06
Gender (men/women)1.090.771.550.62
Ethnicity0.01
 African Americans/non-Hispanic whites1.551.022.360.04
 Hispanics/non-Hispanic whites0.770.511.160.21
Smoking0.31
 Current/never1.180.711.950.53
 Past/never1.350.921.970.13
SI0.900.810.990.02