Table 3.

Odds ratios (95% confidence intervals) for hypertension (2997 cases) according to birth weight and body mass index at 11 yr among 13,517 men and womena

Birth Weight (kg)Body Mass Index at 11 Yr (kg/m2)
Up to 15.715.8 to 16.616.7 to 17.6>17.6
Up to 3.02.0 (1.3 to 3.2)1.9 (1.2 to 3.1)1.9 (1.2 to 3.0)2.3 (1.5 to 3.8)
3.1 to 3.51.7 (1.1 to 2.6)1.9 (1.2 to 2.9)1.9 (1.2 to 3.0)2.2 (1.4 to 3.4)
3.6 to 4.01.7 (1.0 to 2.6)1.7 (1.1 to 2.6)1.5 (1.0 to 2.4)1.9 (1.2 to 2.9)
>4.01.01.9 (1.1 to 3.1)1.0 (0.6 to 1.7)1.7 (1.1 to 2.8)
  • a Odds ratios adjusted for gender and year of birth.