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Table 3 Binary logistic regression models on hypertension

From: Expressed racial identity and hypertension in a telephone survey sample from Toronto and Vancouver, Canada: do socioeconomic status, perceived discrimination and psychosocial stress explain the relatively high risk of hypertension for Black Canadians?

   Model 1 Model 2 Model 3
   OR 95% Cl OR 95% Cl OR 95% Cl
Expressed racial identity Asian 0.95 0.41 . 2.21 0.95 0.40 . 2.27 0.94 0.39 . 2.29
Black 5.16*** 2.26 . 11.77 4.42** 1.90 . 10.29 4.22** 1.80 . 9.88
South Asian 0.58 0.22 . 1.54 0.59 0.21 . 1.64 0.59 0.21 . 1.62
Other 1.77 0.95 . 3.31 1.74 0.93 . 3.26 1.74 0.91 . 3.31
White(reference) 1.00   1.00   1.00  
Age in years ----- 1.26*** 1.16 . 1.37 1.26*** 1.16 . 1.37 1.26*** 1.16 . 1.38
Age in years squared ----- 1.00*** 1.00 . 1.00 1.00*** 1.00 . 1.00 1.00*** 1.00 . 1.00
Immigration status immigrated > 20 years ago 1.05 0.72 . 1.55 1.11 0.75 . 1.63 1.11 0.75 . 1.64
immigrated 10–19 years ago 1.44 0.53 . 3.91 1.54 0.55 . 4.28 1.51 0.54 . 4.23
immigrated < 10 years ago 1.42 0.56 . 3.58 1.70 0.67 . 4.36 1.74 0.68 . 4.43
born in Canada(reference) 1.00   1.00   1.00  
City of residence Vancouver 1.23 0.90 . 1.68 1.17 0.85 . 1.60 1.18 0.85 . 1.63
Education high school or less ----- ----- 0.80 0.53 . 1.20 2.01** 1.24 . 3.27
c c/ts/come university ----- ----- 0.64* 0.42 . 0.98 1.59 0.98 . 2.58
bachelor degree ----- ----- 0.50** 0.31 . 0.81 1.29 0.79 . 2.11
post-graduate degree (reference) ----- ----- 1.00   1.00  
Routine discrimination scale 1 or 2 ----- ----- ----- ----- 1.10 0.73 . 1.67
3 or 4 ----- ----- ----- ----- 1.28 0.78 . 2.08
5 or greater ----- ----- ----- ----- 1.24 0.76 . 2.03
missing ----- ----- ----- ----- 1.17 0.54 . 2.54
0 (reference) ----- ----- ----- ----- 1.00  
N   1,544   1,544   1,544  
f test (F, df, p)   F = 13.21, df = 10, 1533, p < 0.001 F = 10.68, df = 13, 1530, p < 0.001 F = 8.20, df = 17, 1526, p < 0.001
MacFadden pseudo R - squared   0.142   0.146   0.149