Table 4

Association between physical activity and metabolic syndrome among junior high school students of Ho Chi Minh City in 2007, adjusted on relevant factors

Factors

Total

Metabolic syndrome

Univariate

Multivariate*




Yes

No

Crude OR

(95% CI)

P

Adjusted OR

(95% CI)

P


Age group

13-14

351

14

337

1

-

0.08

1

-

0.05

15-16

266

18

248

2.0

(0.9, 4.5)

2.1

(1.0, 4.4)

Gender

Male

284

15

269

1

-

0.95

Female

333

17

316

1.0

(0.5, 2.2)

Pubertal status

Pubescent

513

26

487

1

-

0.14

Prepubescent

94

4

90

0.8

(0.3, 2.2)

Post pubescent

10

2

8

6.5

(0.8, 50.4)

Mother's education

No schooling/

Incomplete primary school

38

3

35

1

-

0.61

Incomplete junior high school

110

3

107

0.4

(0.1, 2.2)

Incomplete senior high school

131

7

124

0.6

(0.2, 2.4)

Complete senior high school or higher

316

18

298

0.8

(0.2, 2.8)

Household economic status

First quartile (poorest)

155

2

153

1

-

0.01

1

-

0.02

Second quartile

155

4

151

2.0

(0.4, 11.2)

2.2

(0.4, 12.6)

Third quartile

154

11

143

5.9

(1.3, 27.0)

5.8

(1.3, 27.0)

Forth quartile (richest)

153

15

138

8.3

(1.9, 37.0)

9.4

(2.1, 42.4)

Moderate/vigorous physical activity

First quartile (> 103 minutes)

123

2

121

1

-

0.04

1

-

0.02

Second quartile (64 - 103 minutes)

123

3

120

1.1

(0.2, 5.1)

1.1

(0.2, 5.2)

Third quartile (43 - 63 minutes)

124

6

118

3.8

(1.1, 14.1)

3.9

(1.1, 14.5)

Forth quartile (< 43 minutes)

125

12

113

5.4

(1.5, 19.0)

5.3

(1.5, 19.1)


* Final model with physical activity, household economic status, age as covariates

Nguyen et al. BMC Public Health 2010 10:141   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-141

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