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Table 3 Socio-demographic and lifestyle factors associated with premenopausal latent class ((latent classes numbered from most symptomatic (1) to less symptomatic (5), all compared to the least symptomatic (6, referent)), Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation (SWAN)

From: It is not just menopause: symptom clustering in the Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation

  Latent class (reference = LC6)
  1 2 3 4 5
  OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI)
Age 0.94 (0.89, 1.00) a 0.92 (0.87, 0.98) 1.04 (0.96, 1.13) 0.95 (0.88, 1.03) 1.00 (0.94, 1.06)
Body mass index
 Obese 2.34 (1.46, 3.74) 1.80 (1.11, 2.94) 1.25 (0.53, 2.95) 1.05 (0.47, 2.35) 2.64 (1.11, 6.25)
 Not obese ref ref ref ref ref
Race/ethnicity
 Black 0.54 (0.30, 0.97) 0.42 (0.24, 0.76) 0.38 (0.16, 0.92) 0.59 (0.31, 1.16) 0.59 (0.32, 1.11)
 White ref ref ref ref ref
 Chinese 0.55 (0.18, 1.68) 0.43 (0.19, 0.96) 0.36 (0.10, 1.29) 1.20 (0.41, 3.52) 0.73 (0.34, 1.53)
 Hispanic 1.16 (0.48, 2.81) 0.94 (0.37, 2.37) 0.26 (0.04, 1.82) 0.66 (0.26, 1.65) 1.55 (0.49, 4.94)
 Japanese 0.21 (0.06, 0.70) 0.66 (0.28, 1.57) 0.37 (0.11, 12.80) 0.99 (0.32, 3.09) 0.58 (0.23, 1.42)
Smoking status
 Past 1.75 (1.09, 2.80) 1.13 (0.66, 1.91) 1.57 (0.81, 3.05) 1.08 (0.66, 1.77) 0.95 (0.55, 1.65)
 Current 2.53 (1.52, 4.22) 1.42 (0.89, 2.27) 0.79 (0.38, 1.64) 0.95 (0.50, 1.82) 1.07 (0.61, 1.89)
 Never ref ref ref ref ref
How hard it is to pay for basics
 Very 17.80 (8.50, 37.50) 4.85 (2.31, 10.20) 1.46 (0.40, 5.33) 3.63 (1.59, 8.27) 1.72 (0.58, 5.04)
 Somewhat 5.75 (3.46, 9.58) 4.10 (2.66, 6.30) 2.01 (1.03, 3.92) 2.53 (1.38, 4.65) 2.01 (1.10, 3.70)
 Not at all ref ref ref ref ref
Education
 HS or less 1.54 (0.94, 2.51) 1.04 (0.63, 1.73) 0.56 (0.23, 1.35) 1.05 (0.61, 1.82) 0.77 (0.42, 1.42)
 Some college ref ref ref ref ref
  1. aSignificant Odds Ratios are bolded
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