Table 6

Partial Correlation Coefficients (P-value) - Physical Activity Monitor Measures and BMI, Overweight and Obesity* by Gender-Race/Ethnic Groups - NHANES 2003-2006, ages 20-65 y (n = 3,370)

Variable

Body Mass Index

Overweight

Obesity


Total Sample (n = 3,370)

Activity Counts per min

-0.16

(<0.001)

0.07

(<0.001)

-0.15

(<0.001)

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

-0.18

(<0.001)

0.10

(<0.001)

-0.18

(<0.001)

White Males (n = 926)

Activity Counts per min

-0.18

(<0.001)

0.05

(0.12)

-0.16

(<0.001)

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

-0.19

(<0.001)

0.09

(0.006)

-0.20

(<0.001)

Black Males (n = 386)

Activity Counts per min

-0.15

(0.003)

0.05

(0.37)

-0.10

(0.06)

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

-0.162

(0.001)

0.021

(0.682)

-0.107

(0.036)

Mexican-American Males (n = 463)

Activity Counts per min

-0.21

(<0.001)

0.007

(0.89)

-0.16

(<0.001)

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

-0.23

(<0.001)

0.004

(0.94)

-0.17

(<0.001)

White Females (n = 837)

Activity Counts per min

-0.19

(<0.001)

0.008

(0.83)

-0.17

(<0.001)

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

-0.25

(<0.001)

0.02

(0.56)

-0.22

(<0.001)

Black Females (n = 375)

Activity Counts per min

-0.06

(0.27)

0.04

(0.45)

-0.05

(0.39)

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

-0.14

(0.007)

0.08

(0.11)

-0.15

(0.003)

Mexican-American Females (n = 383)

Activity Counts per min

0.02

(0.72)

0.10

(0.05)

0.03

(0.60)

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

-0.08

(0.10)

0.06

(0.28)

-0.06

(0.29)


*Adjusted for age

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

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