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Table 3 Summary results of logistic regression analysis (both male and female participants included)

From: Chronic kidney disease of unknown aetiology in Sri Lanka: is cadmium a likely cause?

Variable Regression coefficient p-value Odds Ratio 95% confidence interval of odds ratio
Intercept -3.492    
History of hypertensiona 1.539 < 0.001 4.658 2.578 - 8.414
History of Diabetes mellitusb 1.343 0.001 3.832 1.735 - 8.465
History of urinary tract infectionc -0.706 0.098 0.493 0.214 - 1.138
Drinking well water at the fieldd 0.650 0.037 1.916 1.041 - 3.527
History of smokinge 1.638 < 0.001 5.147 2.568 - 10.314
Involved in pesticide sprayingf -0.835 0.024 0.434 0.210 - 0.898
  1. a Reference category is no history of hypertension.
  2. b Reference category is no history of diabetes mellitus.
  3. c Reference category is no history of urinary tract infection.
  4. d Reference category is not using drinking water from a well in the field.
  5. e Reference category is no history of smoking.
  6. f Reference category is not involved in pesticide spraying.