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Table 3 Association between various determinants and restless leg syndrome status among the participants (n = 202)

From: Study on restless leg syndrome and its relationship with quality of sleep among the general population of Mangalore, India

Characteristics RLS positive on screening/known case of RLS
No. (%)
RLS negative
No. (%)
Total UOR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI) p value
Age group (years)
 > 30 10(20.4) 39(79.6) 49    
 ≤ 30 14(9.2) 139(90.8) 153    
    X2 = 4.493, p = 0.034 2.546(1.05–6.173) 0.636(0.087–4.636) 0.656
Marital status
 Married 11(20.0) 44(80.0) 55    
 Unmarried/Divorced/Widowed 13(8.8) 134(91.2) 147    
    X2 = 4.758, p = 0.0292 2.577(1.077–6.164) 1.832(0.28–11.976) 0.527
Presence of diabetes mellitus
 Yes 8(44.4) 10(55.6) 18    
 No 16(8.7) 168(91.3) 184    
    X2 = 20.0, p < 0.001 8.4(2.905–24.288) 6.696(2.123–21.118) < 0.001
Presence of hypertension
 Yes 5(33.3) 10(66.7) 15    
 No 19(10.2) 168(89.8) 187    
    X2 = 7.122, p = 0.008 4.421(1.367–14.297) 1.204(0.243–5.974) 0.82
Family history of RLS
 Present 7(53.8) 6(46.2) 13    
 Absent 17(9) 172(91) 189    
    X2 = 23.371, p < 0.001 11.804(3.559–39.147) 9.254(2.555–33.512) < 0.001
Total 24 178 202    
  1. RLS Restless leg syndrome, UOR unadjusted odds ratio, AOR adjusted odds ratio, CI confidence intervals