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Table 5 Association of TCMC type and significant influencing factors (results of the stepwise logistic regression)

From: Characteristics of TCM constitutions of adult Chinese women in Hong Kong and identification of related influencing factors: a cross-sectional survey

Variable OR SE 95% CI p value
Model 1: Outcome: Qi-deficiency constitution
Log-likelihood = 1233.24, chi-square = 69.61(4 d.f.), p < 0.001
Age 0.73 0.12 0.57–0.93 0.009
State of health 2.47 0.14 1.87–3.25 <0.001
Exercise regularly 0.61 0.14 0.47–0.80 <0.001
Model 2: Outcome: Phlegm-wetness constitution
Log-likelihood = 1139.32, chi-square = 62.45(4 d.f.), p < 0.001
BMI 1.58 0.10 1.29–1.92 <0.001
Education 1.18 0.07 1.03–1.35 0.015
State of health 2.05 0.15 1.53–2.75 <0.001
Exercise regularly 0.64 0.14 0.49–0.85 0.002
Model 3: Outcome: Yang-deficiency constitution
Log-likelihood = 1162.98, chi-square = 37.17(3 d.f.), p < 0.001
BMI 0.65 0.11 0.52–0.80 <0.001
Reproductive history 0.72 0.15 0.54–0.97 0.028
State of health 1.76 0.15 1.32–2.34 <0.001
Model 4: Outcome: Yin-deficiency constitution
Log-likelihood = 764.97, chi-square = 34.43(3 d.f.), p < 0.001
Age 0.68 0.17 0.49–0.95 0.025
Working nature 1.44 0.13 1.13–1.84 0.003
State of health 2.19 0.18 1.53–3.12 <0.001
Model 5: Outcome: Blood-stasis constitution
Log-likelihood = 1187.83, chi-square = 38.95(3 d.f.), p < 0.001
Age 0.73 0.13 0.57–0.93 0.011
State of health 2.17 0.15 1.61–2.91 <0.001
Exercise regularly 0.75 0.14 0.57–0.97 0.047
Model 6: Outcome: Qi-depressed constitution
Log-likelihood = 1070.83, chi-square = 84.79(4 d.f.), p < 0.001
Age 0.59 0.14 0.45–0.77 <0.001
Emotional status 1.39 0.08 1.20–1.62 <0.001
State of health 2.89 0.17 2.09–4.01 <0.001
Exercise regularly 0.74 0.15 0.55–1.00 0.049
Model 7: Outcome: Wetness-heat constitution
Log-likelihood = 442.10, chi-square = 12.70(2 d.f.), p < 0.001
Age 0.61 0.21 0.41–0.92 0.019
Exercise duration 0.79 0.12 0.63–0.99 0.038
Model 8: Outcome: Normality Constitution
Log-likelihood = 849.17, chi-square = 56.09(4 d.f.), p < 0.001
Age 1.51 0.16 1.11–2.05 0.009
Education 0.80 0.09 0.67–0.94 0.008
State of health 0.37 0.17 0.26–0.52 <0.001
Alcohol use 0.45 0.39 0.21–0.97 0.040