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Table 2 Variables associated with absent blood cholesterol checks during two years prior to the study

From: Application of short message service to control blood cholesterol: a field trial

Variables Coefficient Pc ORd
Receiving SMSa −0.170 0.063 0.844
Older age −0.052 <0.001 0.949
Diabetes mellitus −0.686 0.001 0.504
Family history of CHDb −0.240 0.010 0.786
Higher education −0.202 <0.001 0.817
Sex (female vs. male) −0.272 0.014 0.762
Smoking 0.496 <0.001 1.642
Constant 4.216   
  1. aSMS, short message service; bCHD, coronary heart disease; cP, P value; dOR, odds ratio