Table 2—

Prevalence or ORs of reported diseases ever diagnosed by a physician in Yucheng, stratified by sex, in Taiwan from 1979–2003

Men
Women
YuchengReference groupOR* (95% CI)AORYuchengReference groupOR* (95% CI)AOR
n155152223218
Chloracne66 (42.9)1 (0.7)117.0 (25.1–2,087)111.5 (23.9–1,985)51 (23.0)0 (0.0)
Type 2 diabetes without therapy22 (14.4)22 (14.7)1.0 (0.5–1.8)1.0 (0.5–1.9)25 (11.3)12 (5.6)2.2 (1.1–4.7)2.1 (1.1–4.5)
    Aged <553 (4.8)7 (11.3)0.4 (0.1–1.5)0.5 (0.1–1.9)7 (4.6)7 (4.5)1.0 (0.3–3.1)1.0 (0.3–3.1)
    Aged 55–649 (25.0)5 (12.5)2.3 (0.7–8.3)3.7 (0.9–17.6)6 (20.7)0 (0.0)
    Aged ≥6510 (18.2)10 (20.8)0.8 (0.3–2.2)0.8 (0.3–2.3)12 (30.8)5 (14.7)2.6 (0.8–9.1)2.6 (0.9–9.3)
Type 2 diabetes with therapy22 (14.3)17 (11.3)1.3 (0.6–2.6)1.3 (0.7–2.7)17 (7.7)7 (3.2)2.5 (1.0–6.7)2.5 (1.0–6.5)
    Aged <553 (4.8)3 (4.8)1.0 (0.2–5.7)1.3 (0.2–7.5)3 (2.0)5 (3.2)0.6 (0.1–2.5)0.6 (0.1–2.5)
    Aged 55–649 (25.0)5 (12.5)2.3 (0.7–8.3)3.7 (0.9–17.7)3 (10.3)0 (0.0)
    Aged ≥6510 (17.9)9 (18.8)0.9 (0.3–2.5)0.9 (0.3–2.6)11 (28.2)2 (5.9)6.4 (1.5–43.9)6.6 (1.6–45.4)
Hypertension with therapy46 (30.0)39 (26.0)1.2 (0.7–2.0)1.2 (0.7–2.0)41 (18.5)31 (14.4)1.3 (0.8–2.3)1.3 (0.8–2.2)
Hypertension without therapy40 (26.0)31 (20.7)1.3 (0.7–2.4)1.3 (0.8–2.4)29 (13.1)21 (9.7)1.4 (0.7–2.7)1.4 (0.8–2.5)
Cardiovascular disease22 (14.2)17 (11.2)1.3 (0.6–2.6)1.3 (0.7–2.6)30 (11.6)21 (9.6)1.4 (0.8–2.6)1.5 (0.8–2.7)
  • Data are n (%) unless otherwise indicated.

  • * Age adjusted.

  • P <0.05;

  • P < 0.001.