Table 3

Partial Correlation Coefficients Between Physical Activity Monitor Measures and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors* (P-value) - NHANES 2003-2006, ages 20-65 y (n = 3168)

Systolic BP

Diastolic BP

Total Cholesterol

HDL-cholesterol

Plasma Glucose**

Hypertension

Diabetes


Activity Counts per min

-0.02

-0.02

0.0076

0.12

-0.07

-0.09

-0.07

(0.21)

(0.36)

(0.67)

(<.0001)

(0.01)

(<.0001)

(<.0001)

Mod & Vig Activity (min in 1-min bouts)

-0.04

-0.01

-0.00099

0.11

-0.08

-0.07

-0.08

(0.03)

(0.44)

(0.96)

(<.0001)

(<0.001)

(<.0001)

(<.0001)


*Adjusted for age, sex, race/ethnicity and body mass index

** Plasma glucose concentration adjusted by fasting sampling weights; plasma glucose sample sizes: n = 771 white, n = 306 black, n = 370 Mexican American, n = 1447 total sample

Luke et al. BMC Public Health 2011 11:387   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-387

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