Table 3: Association between midlife body mass index (highest quartile) and risk of dementia (N=1152)

From: Overweight in midlife and risk of dementia: a 40-year follow-up study

 Model IaModel IIb
 OR (95% CI)P-valueOR (95% CI)P-value
All dementia (n=312)1.59 (1.21–2.07)0.0021.55 (1.18–2.04)0.004
Alzheimer's disease (n=181)1.71 (1.24–2.35)0.0031.68 (1.21–2.33)0.004
Vascular dementia (n=69)1.55 (0.98–2.47)0.0591.36 (0.82–2.56)0.162
  1. Abbreviations: OR, odds ratio; CI, confidence interval.
  2. aModel I is adjusted for age, sex, education, smoking and alcohol habits.
  3. bModel II is further adjusted for hypertension, congestive heart failure, myocardial infarction, diabetes and stroke.