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Table 2 Odds ratios and 95% CI for adiposity according to tertiles of 24-h urinary sodium among Iranian children and adolescents aged 11–18 years, Isfahan, Iran

From: Sodium and potassium intakes and adiposity among Iranian pre-adolescents and adolescents: a cross-sectional study

Tertiles of urinary sodium
Total T1 T2 T3
Crude 1 1.31 (0.83–2.18) 1.79 (1.08–2.74)
Model I 1 1.74 (0.75–2.88) 1.94 (1.23–2.89)
Model II 1 2.34 (1.05–3.67) 2.92 (2.01–3.79)
Model III 1 2.63 (1.04–3.61) 3.15 (2.28–4.63)
Age groups
Children (11–14 years)
  Crude 1 1.77 (0.81- 3.91) 1.53 (1.09- 3.86)
  Model I 1 2.28 (1.42- 4.09) 2.99 (2.59- 3.91)
  Model II 1 2.18 (1.83- 4.51) 2.27 (2.56- 3.65)
  Model III 1 2.26 (1.01–4.84) 2.71 (2.29- 3.93)
Adolescents (15–18 years)
 Crude 1 1.87 (0.88- 3.12) 1.89 (1.21- 3.72)
 Model I 1 2.17 (1.71- 3.16) 2.20 (3.11- 4.49)
 Model II 1 2.79 (1.27- 4.93) 2.12 (3.03- 4.41)
 Model III 1 2.74 (0.98–4.06) 3.55 (2.17- 4.74)
  1. Model I: adjusted for age and sex
  2. Model II: further adjusted for parents’ educational level, household income and physical activity
  3. Model III: more adjustment for SSB and total calorie intake