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The Scottish Health Survey 2008

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Table 8.7 Estimated odds ratios for IHD or stroke, by associated risk factors and sex

Aged 35 and over
2008

Independent variables

Men

Women

Base (weighted) 2143

Odds Ratio

95% Confidence Interval

Base (weighted) 2444

Odds Ratio

95% Confidence Interval

Age

(p<0.001)

(p<0.001)

35-44

564

1

616

1

45-54

554

1.99

0.82, 4.87

591

2.18

1.01, 4.69

55-64

480

7.75

3.47, 17.30

503

4.81

2.33, 9.95

65-74

327

11.67

5.02, 27.08

384

10.30

4.96, 21.40

75+

218

17.33

7.56, 39.74

350

12.09

5.68, 25.71

Equivalised household income

(p=0.188)

(p=0.024)

1 st (highest)

448

1

440

1

2 nd

391

1.53

0.78, 3.00

417

1.86

0.76, 4.55

3 rd

389

2.22

1.17, 4.21

407

3.22

1.39, 7.44

4 th

349

1.86

1.03, 3.37

421

2.94

1.31, 6.61

5 th (lowest)

284

2.12

1.09, 4.13

399

3.54

1.54, 8.15

Question not answered

282

1.71

0.83, 3.52

360

2.55

1.07, 6.08

Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation quintile

(p=0.010)

(p=0.251)

5 th (least deprived)

423

1

478

1

4 th

525

1.16

0.70, 1.92

573

1.25

0.75, 2.10

3 rd

402

1.65

0.97, 2.79

458

1.61

0.94, 2.77

2 nd

412

1.94

1.17, 3.21

464

1.56

0.93, 2.63

1 st (most deprived)

381

2.18

1.29, 3.69

471

1.65

0.99, 2.73

Cigarette smoking status

(p=0.018)

(p=0.001)

Never smoked cigarettes at all a

895

1

1124

1

Used to smoke cigarettes occasionally

66

0.75

0.28, 2.04

125

0.78

0.40, 1.52

Used to smoke cigarettes regularly

662

1.66

1.17, 2.35

637

1.50

1.08, 2.09

Current cigarette smoker

519

1.23

0.81, 1.87

558

2.08

1.43, 3.02

Diabetes

(p=0.001)

(p<0.001)

No

1986

1

2320

1

Yes

157

2.02

1.34, 3.06

124

2.57

1.63, 4.08

Physical activity levelb

(p=0.001)

(p<0.001)

High c

813

1

727

1

Medium

577

1.77

1.14, 2.76

809

1.64

1.00, 2.68

Low

753

2.15

1.47, 3.14

907

3.21

1.97, 5.23

a This category includes 13 men and 23 women who did not answer the question
b High= 30 minutes or more on at least 5 days a week (this group represents those who meet the current physical activity recommendations); Medium= 30 minutes or more on 1 to 4 days a week; Low= fewer than 30 minutes of moderate or vigorous activity a week
c This category includes 5 men and 8 women who did not answer the question