Table 5

Pooled analysis of physical complaints regressed on computer use, computer gaming and TV-viewing.

M1:Mutually adjusted

M2:Mutually adjusted

+ adjusted for confounders



OR

95%CI

OR

95%CI


Dependent: Backache weekly

Boys

Computer use

1.08

(1.06 to 1.11)

1.06

(1.03 to 1.09)

Computer games

1.05

(1.02 to 1.08)

1.04

(1.01 to 1.07)

Television viewing

1.06

(1.03 to 1.09)

1.05

(1.02 to 1.09)

Girls

Computer use

1.10

(1.07 to 1.14)

1.05

(1.02 to 1.08)

Computer games

1.06

(1.02 to 1.10)

1.05

(1.01 to 1.10)

Television viewing

1.09

(1.05 to 1.12)

1.08

(1.05 to 1.12)

Dependent: Headache weekly

Boys

Computer use

1.06

(1.03 to 1.09)

1.04

(1.01 to 1.06)

Computer games

1.04

(1.02 to 1.07)

1.03

(1.01 to 1.06)

Television viewing

1.05

(1.02 to 1.08)

1.04

(1.01 to 1.07)

Girls

Computer use

1.15

(1.12 to 1.18)

1.10

(1.07 to 1.13)

Computer games

1.00

(0.97 to 1.04)

0.99

(0.96 to 1.03)

Television viewing

1.08

(1.05 to 1.11)

1.07

(1.04 to 1.10)


OR - odds ratio; CI - confidence interval. Screen-based activity time was included in the logistic regression models as a continuous variable. In M1 ORs were adjusted for country, age, and socio-economic status. In M2 ORs were also adjusted for depressed mood, school-related stress and physical activity.

Torsheim et al. BMC Public Health 2010 10:324   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-324

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