Table 2

Unadjusted and adjusted ORs (95% CI) for cataract by parity

AdjustmentsParityp for trend
123≥4
Number of cases (%)85 (1.7)255 (5.3)303 (10.8)329 (18.7)
Univariate13.23 (2.52 to 4.14)6.93 (5.43 to 8.86)13.22 (10.34 to 16.90)<0.001
Model 1*11.45 (1.12 to 1.89)1.67 (1.27 to 2.19)1.73 (1.29 to 2.32)<0.001
Model 2†11.44 (1.11 to 1.88)1.66 (1.26 to 2.19)1.72 (1.28 to 2.31)<0.001
Model 3‡11.52 (1.13 to 2.04)1.67 (1.27 to 2.29)1.72 (1.22 to 2.42)<0.001
  • *Model 1 adjusted for age.

  • †Model 2: body BMI was added for adjusting based on model 1.

  • ‡Model 3: education level, marital status, smoking status, alcohol drinking status, physical activity, hypertension, diabetes mellitus, abortion, menopause status, history of contraceptive use, history of hormone replacement therapy use, and the levels of triglyceride, CHOL and LDL-C were added for adjusting based on model 2.

  • BMI, body mass index; CHOL, total cholesterol; LDL-C, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol.