Table 2

Adjusted Odds Ratios of Overweight/Obese by Physical Activity (PA) and Sitting Time (ST) Categories

Being overweight (BMI, ≥ 25 kg/m2)


Total (n = 2832)

Men (n = 1416)

Women (n = 1416)


OR (95% CI)

p-value

OR (95% CI)

p-value

OR (95% CI)

p-value


Sufficient PA/low ST

1.00 (ref.)

-

1.00 (ref.)

-

1.00 (ref.)

-

Sufficient PA/high ST

1.13 (0.87-1.46)

0.37

1.30 (0.94-1.79)

0.11

0.87 (0.55-1.40)

0.57

Insufficient PA/low ST

1.12 (0.87-1.43)

0.39

1.18 (0.88-1.59)

0.28

0.97 (0.61-1.55)

0.91

Insufficient PA/high ST

1.48 (1.14-1.93)

0.003

1.50 (1.08-2.09)

0.02

1.43 (0.92-2.23)

0.11


OR adjusted for sex (whole sample), age, marital status, educational level, job status, and household income.

Liao et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:131   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-8-131

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