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Table 5 Partial Correlation Coefficients (P-value) Between Physical Activity Monitor Measures and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors* by Gender-Race/Ethnic Groups - 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
White Males (n = 896)        
Activity Counts per min -0.05
(0.17)
-0.04
(0.28)
-0.001
(0.99)
0.18
(<0.001)
-0.06
(0.21)
-0.13
(<0.001)
-0.10
(0.003)
Mod & Vig Activity (min in 1-min bouts) -0.08
(0.01)
-0.02
(0.50)
-0.002
(0.95)
0.12
(<0.001)
-0.05
(0.34)
-0.11
(0.001)
-0.11
(0.001)
Black Males (n = 360)        
Activity Counts per min -0.02
(0.74)
0.06
(0.22)
0.02
(0.67)
0.05
(0.36)
-0.16
(0.05)
0.09
(0.11)
-0.08
(0.14)
Mod & Vig Activity (min in 1-min bouts) -0.05
(0.37)
0.05
(0.33)
0.007
(0.89)
0.11
(0.03)
-0.14
(0.08)
0.07
(0.22)
-0.10
(0.05)
Mexican-American Males (n = 440)        
Activity Counts per min 0.048
(0.313)
-0.03
(0.59)
-0.002
(0.97)
0.02
(0.66)
0.01
(0.85)
-0.01
(0.81)
-0.01
(0.78)
Mod & Vig Activity (min in 1-min bouts) 0.068
(0.153)
-0.07
(0.14)
-0.02
(0.64)
0.01
(0.81)
-0.05
(0.51)
0.02
(0.74)
-0.02
(0.72)
White Females (n = 784)        
Activity Counts per min -0.03
(0.44)
0.01
(0.76)
0.02
(0.53)
0.11
(0.002)
-0.05
(0.31)
-0.11
(0.003)
-0.04
(0.33)
Mod & Vig Activity (min in 1-min bouts) -0.04
(0.27)
0.03
(0.44)
-0.02
(0.67)
0.11
(0.002)
-0.09
(0.08)
-0.10
(0.006)
-0.04
(0.22)
Black Females (n = 329)        
Activity Counts per min 0.02
(0.71)
0.08
(0.18)
-0.03
(0.61)
0.05
(0.40)
-0.19
(0.02)
-0.02
(0.76)
-0.15
(0.008)
Mod & Vig Activity (min in 1-min bouts) -0.008
(0.88)
0.02
(0.76)
0.04
(0.45)
0.08
(0.15)
-0.159
(0.05)
-0.01
(0.83)
-0.08
(0.13)
Mexican-American Females (n = 360)        
Activity Counts per min -0.04
(0.44)
-0.08
(0.15)
-0.04
(0.40)
0.04
(0.48)
-0.04
(0.63)
-0.13
(0.01)
-0.06
(0.26)
Mod & Vig Activity (min in 1-min bouts) -0.05
(0.38)
-0.05
(0.38)
0.01
(0.82)
0.10
(0.05)
-0.10
(0.22)
-0.12
(0.03)
-0.07
(0.17)
  1. *Adjusted for age and BMI
  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