Table 2

Correlates of prolonged TV time by gender
Total Men Women
OR (95% CI) p OR (95% CI) p OR (95% CI) p
Gender
 Women 1.00
 Men 1.21 (0.97 - 1.52) 0.098
Age group (years)
 65-69 1.00 1.00 1.00
 70-74 0.89 (0.72 - 1.09) 0.257 0.96 (0.72 - 1.27) 0.764 0.81 (0.60 - 1.09) 0.164
Municipality
 Bunkyo (Urban) 1.00 1.00 1.00
 Fuchu (Suburban) 0.96 (0.75 - 1.23) 0.724 0.84 (0.59 - 1.20) 0.348 1.05 (0.73 - 1.49) 0.802
 Oyama (Regional) 1.48 (1.11 - 1.97) 0.008 1.08 (0.72 - 1.63) 0.715 2.02 (1.33 - 3.08) 0.001
Living arrangements
 Living with others 1.00 1.00 1.00
 Living alone 1.26 (0.92 - 1.73) 0.156 1.01 (0.63 - 1.63) 0.963 1.61 (1.03 - 2.49) 0.035
Educational attainment (education years)
 College degree or more (≥13) 1.00 1.00 1.00
 Up to high school (<13) 1.37 (1.09 - 1.71) 0.006 1.53 (1.12 - 2.07) 0.007 1.24 (0.88 - 1.74) 0.224
Employment (hours/wk)
 Full-time work (≥35) 1.00 1.00 1.00
 None or part-time work (<35) 1.91 (1.54 - 2.36) <0.001 2.20 (1.64 - 2.95) <0.001 1.71 (1.24 - 2.37) 0.001
BMI (kg/m2)
 <20.0 1.35 (1.03 - 1.78) 0.031 1.63 (1.02 - 2.60) 0.041 1.24 (0.87 - 1.75) 0.228
 20.0-24.9 1.00 1.00 1.00
 ≥25.0 1.55 (1.20 - 2.01) 0.001 1.57 (1.11 - 2.21) 0.010 1.50 (1.00 - 2.24) 0.048
Self-reported health
 Good 1.00 1.00 1.00
 Poor 0.93 (0.70 - 1.22) 0.587 0.74 (0.50 - 1.10) 0.139 1.17 (0.79 - 1.73) 0.445
Dog ownership
 Yes 1.00 1.00 1.00
 No 0.95 (0.71 - 1.27) 0.722 1.08 (0.72 - 1.60) 0.721 0.80 (0.51 -1.25) 0.318
Driving status
 Yes 1.00 1.00 1.00
 No 1.27 (0.99 - 1.61) 0.057 1.01 (0.74 - 1.38) 0.959 1.79 (1.21 -2.65) 0.004
MVPA (min/wk)
 <200 1.46 (1.14 - 1.87) 0.003 1.43 (1.02 - 2.02) 0.040 1.51 (1.05 - 2.17) 0.028
 200-509 1.24 (0.97 - 1.58) 0.088 1.27 (0.91 - 1.78) 0.167 1.25 (0.87 - 1.80) 0.223
 ≥510 1.00 1.00 1.00

OR: odds ratio, 95% CI: 95% confidence interval, BMI: body mass index, MVPA: moderate to vigorous physical activity.

ORs were calculated by multivariate logistic regression analysis. All variables indicated in the table were included in the model.

Kikuchi et al.

Kikuchi et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:213   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-213

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