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Table. 3.

Association between quartile-categorized serum folic acid levels and hypertriglyceridemia in Korean female

Folic acid Multivariate model
OR (95% CI)
Model 1 Model 2 Model 3
P for trend <0.001 <0.001 0.006
Q1 Reference Reference Reference
Q2 0.82 (0.56–1.20)
P=0.308
0.74 (0.49–1.11)
P=0.146
0.85 (0.55–1.30)
P=0.449
Q3 0.57 (0.37–0.88)
P=0.010
0.46 (0.29–0.73)
P=0.001
0.59 (0.37–0.93)
P=0.017
Q4 0.69 (0.46–1.04)
P=0.074
0.52 (0.33–0.83)
P=0.006
0.69 (0.43–1.10)
P=0.117

OR, odds ratio; CI, confidence interval.

Model 1 was crude. Model 2 was adjusted for age, income, education level, marital status, hypertension, diabetes, and dyslipidemia. Model 3 was adjusted for current smoking, monthly alcohol intake, aerobic exercise and obesity in addition to the variables adjusted in Model 2.

Data from the 2016–2018 Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.

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