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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)

From: Assessing Physical Activity and its Relationship to Cardiovascular Risk Factors: NHANES 2003-2006

  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)
  1. *Adjusted for age, sex, race/ethnicity and body mass index
  2. ** 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