Table 2

The association between poor metabolic health and the risk of depressive symptoms at 2-year follow-up (Wave 7) (n=6804)

Independent variableOR95% CI for ORP value
LowerUpper
Metabolic health1.241.071.44<0.01
Metabolic health
Adjusted for obesity
1.171.011.350.04
Metabolic health
Adjusted for obesity and baseline depression (Wave 6)
1.191.011.400.04
Metabolic health
Adjusted for obesity, baseline depression (Wave 6), gender, age and wealth
1.170.991.380.07