Table 3

Stepwise logistic regression: covariates associated with type 2 diabetes among parous Filipino American women

CovariateAdjusted OR (95% CI)P value
Model 1
    Parity1.27 (1.09–1.49)0.0027
    Adiponectin (log)0.45 (0.22–0.94)0.0335
    Family history of diabetes5.03 (2.18–11.6)0.0001
    Hypertension3.16 (1.33–7.55)0.0095
Model 2
    ≥6 live births3.40 (1.13–10.2)0.0295
    Adiponectin (log)0.42 (0.20–0.89)0.0234
    Family history of diabetes4.35 (1.95–9.73)0.0003
    Hypertension2.99 (1.26–7.07)0.0128
  • Data are adjusted for age, education, estrogen use, and VAT. Model 1: parity as a continuous variable; model 2: by parity category, with low parity (1–2 births) as the referent group.