Table 3 : Association between BMI and VTE by sex.

 WOMEN  Mean±SD  OR* (95% CI) p    OR* (95% CI)  p
VTE (n=138) Controls (n=127)
 BMI (kg/m2)  27.6±5.5  25.6±5.2  1.09(1.02-1.18) 0.007    25-30  3.15 (1.42-7.26)  0.0005
 >30  5.54 (2.16-15.29  0.0005
 MEN  Mean±SD  OR (95% CI) p    OR (95% CI)  p
VTE (n=138) Controls (n=127)
 BMI (kg/m2)  28.0±6.9  27.4±5.3  1.06(0.98-1.14) 0.1475    25-30  2.51( 0.87-7.77)  0.0616
 >30  4.69 (1.28-21.46)  0.0616

BMI: body mass index. *Adjusted by sex, age and cardiovascular risk factors (dislipydemia, tobacco, DM and
hypertension).

GarcĂ­a-Raso et al.Epidemiology Reports  2014 2:3DOI : 10.7243/2054-9911-2-3