Table 3

Odds ratios of prevalent coronary heart disease comparing women in the lowest quarter of average temperatures of month of birth with those in the highest three quarters

Variables included in modelNumber with complete data on all variables included in modelAge adjusted OR (95% CI)Fully adjusted§ OR (95% CI)
*Systolic blood pressure, diastolic blood pressure, low density lipoprotein cholesterol, high density lipoprotein cholesterol, triglyceride concentrations (logged), waist–hip ratio (all entered as continuous variables), insulin resistance diabetes categories (indicator variables: fifths of HOMA score and diabetes).
†Body mass index, leg length, and trunk length (all entered as continuous variables).
‡All variables included in the five previous models.
§Fully adjusted  =  adjusted for the variables listed in first column; in each case the age adjusted estimate is based only on those with complete data included in the final fully adjusted model.
CI, confidence interval; OR, odds ratio.
Metabolic risk factors*34381.25 (1.01 to 1.53)1.20 (0.98 to 1.46)
Smoking and lung function37241.24 (1.02 to 1.52)1.18 (0.98 to 1.44)
Adult anthropometric measures†37451.25 (1.03 to 1.52)1.24 (1.01 to 1.51)
Childhood and adult social class and education40911.24 (1.03 to 1.50)1.23 (1.03 to 1.50)
Season of birth40911.24 (1.03 to 1.50)1.24 (1.03 to 1.50)
Month of birth40911.24 (1.03 to 1.50)1.21 (1.01 to 1.48)
Latitude40911.24 (1.03 to 1.50)1.19 (1.00 to 1.47)
All explanatory and confounding factors‡33471.25 (1.00 to 1.55)1.19 (0.95 to 1.48)