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Table 1 Results of simple logistic regression analysis

From: A Rome III survey of functional dyspepsia among the ethnic Malays in a primary care setting

Parameters FD n = 16 Not FD n = 144 Crude OR (95% CI) P value
Age* 46.2 (9.4) 38.8 (14.5) 1.04 (0.99, 1.08) 0.06
Body Mass Index* (kg/m2) 28.1 (4.9) 25.2 (4.7) 1.13 (1.02, 1.26) 0.03@
Family income* (RM) 2628.1 (2253.7) 2607.3 (2106.0) 1.00 (1.00,1.00) 1.0
Sex  Male 6 (37.5) 62 (43.1) 1.00 0.7
   Female 10 (62.5) 82 (56.9) 1.26 (0.44,3.65)
Education level     0.09
   Non-tertiary education 12 (75.0) 75 (52.1) 1.00
   Tertiary education 4 (25.0) 69 (47.9) 0.36 (0.11, 1.18)
Occupational status     0.2
   Not working 6 (37.5) 77 (53.5) 1.00
   Work full-time 10 (62.5) 67 (46.5) 1.92 (0.66, 5.55)
Marital status     0.04@
   Single or divorced 1 (6.3) 54 (37.5) 1.00
   Married 15 (93.8) 90 (62.5) 9.00 (1.16, 70.06)
Smoking status     0.7
   Non-smoker 13 (81.3) 122 (84.7) 1.00
   Current and ex-smoker 3 (18.8) 22 (15.3) 1.28 (0.34,4.86)
Red flag symptoms     0.1
   Symptom absent 10 (62.5) 116 (80.6) 1.00
   Symptom present 6 (37.5) 28 (19.4) 2.49 (0.83, 7.42)
Psychosocial symptoms     0.03@
   None 3 (18.8) 71 (49.3) 1.00
   Symptom present 13 (81.3) 73 (50.7) 4.22 (1.15,15.42)  
  1. FD; functional dyspepsia, OR; odd ratio, CI; confidence interval, n; number of subjects, RM; Ringgit Malaysia.
  2. All parameters in n (%) except those parameters marked with * in mean (standard deviation).
  3. @significant on univariate analysis with P value <0.05.