The Scottish Health Survey: Topic Report: Older People's Health

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Table 4.5 Estimated odds ratios for any CVD, 2008, 2009 and 2010 combined, by associated risk factors and sex

Aged 65 and over2008, 2009 and 2010 combined
Independent variablesMenWomen
Base (weighted)1 1817Odds Ratio95% Confidence intervalBase (weighted) 2417Odds Ratio95% Confidence interval
Age(p<0.001)(p=0.009)
65-6958416691
70-745041.31.1, 1.75951.31.0, 1.6
75+7301.61.3, 2.011531.41.1, 1.8
Scottish Index of Multiple deprivation(p=0.101)(p=0.004)
5 th (least deprived)39014761
4 th3870.80.6, 1.15171.20.9, 1.7
3 rd3980.90.7, 1.25061.31.0, 1.8
2 nd3570.90.7, 1.24791.51.1, 2.0
1 st (most deprived)2851.20.9, 1.64391.71.3, 2.3
Cigarette smoking status(p<0.001)(p=0.009)
Never smoked cigarettes at all a609111721
Used to smoke cigarettes occasionally550.60.3, 1.01321.41.0, 2.1
Used to smoke cigarettes regularly8901.51.3, 1.97671.41.1, 1.7
Current cigarette smoker2641.31.0, 1.73461.21.0, 1.6
Weekly alcohol consumption(p=0.009)(p=0.345)
0 units up to weekly limit (21 units men / 14 units women) b1432122131
>21 units (men) / >14 units (women)3860.70.6, 0.92040.90.6, 1.2
Physical activity c(p<0.001)(p<0.001)
Meets recommendations d32013001
Some activity4671.00.7, 1.36181.10.8, 1.5
Low activity10291.71.3, 2.214981.91.4, 2.6
Diabetes (doctor-diagnosed)(p=0.004)(p<0.001)
No1568121851
Yes2501.41.1, 1.92321.81.4, 2.4

a This category includes 3 men and 9 women who did not answer the question.
b This category includes 8 men and 14 women who did not answer the question
c Meets recommendations= 30 or minutes on at least 5 days a week; Some activity= 30 minutes on 1 to 4 days a week; Low activity= fewer than 30 minutes of moderate or vigorous activity a week.
d This category includes 6 men and 8 women who did not answer the question.