Table 3

Comparison of unadjusted and adjusted multivariable models for the association between psychological distress and later development of hypertension

ModelOR (95% CI)P valueAkaike information criterionBayesian information criterion
UnadjustedModel A2.75 (1.64 to 4.60)<0.001679.22688.43
Adjusted for age and genderModel B1.93 (1.12 to 3.37)0.019607.65626.09
Adjusted for age, gender, marital status, education and wealth indexModel C2.01 (1.14 to 3.54)0.015606.27652.37
Adjusted for all above demographic covariates+alcohol+smoking+drugsModel D2.04 (1.16 to 3.59)0.013610.56670.48