Table 2

Associations between physical activity, screen time, combined behavior categories and the likelihood to be classified as overweight or obese
Overall Sample Males Females
OR (95% CI) p OR (95% CI) p OR (95% CI) p
Physical Activity
Insufficient Physical Activity (I-MVPA) Referencea Referenceb Referencec
Sufficient Physical Activity (S-MVPA) 0.85 (0.78-0.93) 0.001 0.99 (0.87-1.13) 0.852 0.76 (0.67-0.86) <0.001
Screen Activity
Low Screen Time (LST) Referencea Referenceb Referencec
High Screen Time (HST) 1.38 (1.26-1.52) <0.001 1.41 (1.23-1.61) <0.001 1.40 (1.23-1.59) <0.001
Combined Behaviorc
S-MVPA/LST Referencea Referenceb Referencec
I-MVPA/LST 1.10 (0.98-1.24) 0.111 0.99 (0.84-1.17) 0.912 1.20 (1.01-1.42) 0.032
S-MVPA/HST 1.29 (1.13-1.47) <0.001 1.37 (1.13-1.66) 0.001 1.23 (1.02-1.49) 0.028
I-MVPA/HST 1.62 (1.42-1.84) <0.001 1.42 (1.18-1.71) <0.001 1.83 (1.53-2.19) <0.001

a Adjusted for Gender, Age, Education, Employment Status, Year of Survey, Smoking Status. n = 7908.

b Adjusted for Age, Education, Employment Status, Year of Survey, Smoking Status. n = 4079.

c Adjusted for Age, Education, Employment Status, Year of Survey, Smoking Status. n = 3829.

Duncan et al.

Duncan et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:1060   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-1060

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