Table 11

Logistic regression analysis of socio-demographic factors associated with sedentary lifestyle > one hour a day among Pakistani primary school children (n = 1860)

Sedentary lifestyle > one hour a day (n = 909)a


Characteristics

Crude OR (95% CI)

Adjusted OR (95% CI)b


Gender

Boys

1.35 (1.12-1.62)

1.60 (1.31-1.95)

Girls

Ref.

Ref.

Area and socioeconomic status (SES)

Urban, high SES

2.80 (2.15-3.66)

1.16 (0.72-1.86)

Urban, middle SES

1.80 (1.38-2.34)

0.82 (0.53-1.28)

Urban, low SES

1.93 (1.48-2.51)

1.46 (1.02-2.09)*

Rural, low/disadvantaged SES

Ref.

Ref.

Neighborhood income

Low

Ref.

Ref.

Middle

1.83 (1.49-2.25)

1.36 (1.02-1.82)*

High

2.42 (1.83-3.21)

1.52 (1.02-2.25)*

Parental education

Illiterate

Ref.

Ref.

High school

1.23 (0.94-1.63)

0.94 (0.68-1.29)

College

2.36 (1.80-3.11)

1.61 (1.09-2.38)*

Higher education

2.32 (1.75-3.07)

1.55 (1.03-2.34)*

Number of siblings

No

2.83 (1.24-6.41)*

1.55 (0.66-3.65)

1-3

1.88 (1.56-2.62)

1.38 (1.10-1.73)

> 3

Ref.

Ref.

Number of persons in child's living room

No

2.07 (1.39-3.09)

1.39 (0.90-2.14)

1-3

1.30 (1.07-1.56)

0.98 (0.79-1.21)

> 3

Ref.

Ref.


P < 0.001, P < 0.01, *P < 0.05

aSedentary lifestyle included television viewing, working on computer and playing video games

bThe model is controlled for age

Mushtaq et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:130   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-8-130

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