Table 2

Multivariate logistic regression analysis of depressive symptoms using Hopkins’ Symptom Checklist-25
Depressive symptoms (HSCL-25 - 1.75)
Male Female
Crude Adjusted* Crude Adjusted*
OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI)
Cardiorespiratory fitness, heart rate after step test, beats/min
Q1 1.08 (0.74-1.57) 1.01 (0.68-1.49) 0.82 (0.59-1.15) 0.82 (0.57-1.16)
Q2 0.78 (0.52-1.17) 0.8 (0.53-1.21) 0.99 (0.72-1.36) 1.01 (0.72-1.4)
Q3 ref. ref. ref. ref.
Q4 1.07 (0.73-1.57) 1.05 (0.71-1.56) 1.12 (0.82-1.53) 1.18 (0.85-1.63)
Q5 0.72 (0.48-1.07) 0.65 (0.42-1.0) 1.18 (0.87-1.6) 1.24 (0.9-1.71)
Muscular fitness, trunk extension test, s
Q1 1.52 (1.05-2.18) 1.58 (1.07-2.32) 1.53 (1.12-2.08) 1.43 (1.03-2.0)
Q2 1.11 (0.75-1.64) 1.07 (0.71-1.61) 1.22 (0.88-1.69) 1.13 (0.81-1.58)
Q3 ref. ref. ref. ref.
Q4 0.62 (0.4-0.97) 0.66 (0.42-1.04) 0.94 (0.7-1.25) 0.96 (0.71-1.29)
Q5 0.7 (0.46-1.08) 0.74 (0.48-1.16) (-) (-)
Muscular fitness, handgrip test, kg
Q1 1.63 (1.12-2.36) 1.64 (1.11-2.42) 0.89 (0.65-1.21) 0.86 (0.63-1.18)
Q2 1.18 (0.8-1.75) 1.25 (0.83-1.87) 0.89 (0.66-1.22) 0.87 (0.63-1.19)
Q3 ref. ref. ref. ref.
Q4 0.91 (0.6-1.38) 1 (0.66-1.54) 0.93 (0.68-1.26) 0.88 (0.64-1.21)
Q5 0.84 (0.55-1.29) 0.87 (0.56-1.35) 1.13 (0.84-1.52) 1.08 (0.8-1.47)
Physical activity, MET-hours/week
Q1 2.05 (1.53-2.75) 1.74 (1.29-2.36) 1.45 (1.14-1.85) 1.36 (1.05-1.75)
Q2 1.2 (0.87-1.65) 1.1 (0.79-1.53) 1.25 (0.97-1.61) 1.3 (1.0-1.7)
Q3 ref. ref. ref. ref.
Q4 0.99 (0.71-1.38) 0.96 (0.68-1.35) 0.94 (0.73-1.22) 0.99 (0.76-1.29)
Q5 0.91 (0.65-1.27) 0.92 (0.65-1.31) 1 (0.77-1.3) 1.05 (0.8-1.38)

HSCL-25 = Hopkins’ Symptom Checklist-25, cut-off point 1.75.

OR = Odds ratio.

95% CI = 95% confidence interval.

MET = metabolic equivalent.

Q = quintile of corresponding physical activity or fitness variable.

*adjusted to potential confounding variables (alcohol intake, smoking, obesity, somatic diseases).

Suija et al.

Suija et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:535   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-535

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