Table 5 : Relationship of body composition with VTE in men and women.

 WOMEN Mean±SD  OR* (95% CI); p    OR* (95% CI)    p
 VTE (n=138)  Controls (n=127)
 BF%  35.4±8.2  32.5±8.4  1.07 (1.02-1.12); 0.004  High  9.48 (4.16-23.82)  <0.0001
 BF(kg)  26.0±10.0  23.2±9.0  1.04 (1.01-1.08); 0.0236  Q3  2.47 (1.06-5.92)    0.017
 Q4  3.14 (1.37-7.50)
 MEN Mean±SD  OR (95% CI); p    OR (95% CI)    p
 VTE (n=138)  Controls (n=127)
 BF%  23.7±7.2  24.0±7.3  1.02 (0.96-1.08); 0.519  High  0.52 (0.20-1.31)    0.1658
 BF(kg)  20.7±9.3  19.8±8.4  1.01 (0.96-1.06); 0.699  Q3  1.45 (0.52-4.14)    0.616
 Q4  1.70 (0.47-6.68)

BF%: percentage of body fat, BF (kg): body fat (kg).Q3: third quartile (21.1-27.9) kg,
Q4: forth quartile (>27.9) kg. *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