Table 3.

OR for edema in relation to obesity and left ventricular hypertrophya

BMILVM <68.8 g/m2.7LVM ≥68.8 g/m2.7
OR95% CIPOR95% CIP
Underweight or normal (<25 kg/m2)17.72.3 to 25.9<0.001
Overweight (25.0 to 29.9 kg/m2)5.71.0 to 31.80.04943.53.9 to 479.8<0.01
Obese (>30 kg/m2)44.89.0 to 223.0<0.001344.833.8 to 3515.0<0.001
  • a Odds ratios (OR) and 95% confidence intervals (CI) associated with BMI and left ventricular hypertrophy adjusted for age. Hosmer-Lemeshow χ 2 1.50 (P = 0.99).