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Table 6 Partial Correlation Coefficients (P-value) - Physical Activity Monitor Measures and BMI, Overweight and Obesity* by Gender-Race/Ethnic Groups - NHANES 2003-2006, ages 20-65 y (n = 3,370)

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

Variable Body Mass Index Overweight Obesity
Total Sample (n = 3,370)    
Activity Counts per min -0.16
(<0.001)
0.07
(<0.001)
-0.15
(<0.001)
Mod & Vig Activity (min/d in 1-min bouts) -0.18
(<0.001)
0.10
(<0.001)
-0.18
(<0.001)
White Males (n = 926)    
Activity Counts per min -0.18
(<0.001)
0.05
(0.12)
-0.16
(<0.001)
Mod & Vig Activity (min/d in 1-min bouts) -0.19
(<0.001)
0.09
(0.006)
-0.20
(<0.001)
Black Males (n = 386)    
Activity Counts per min -0.15
(0.003)
0.05
(0.37)
-0.10
(0.06)
Mod & Vig Activity (min/d in 1-min bouts) -0.162
(0.001)
0.021
(0.682)
-0.107
(0.036)
Mexican-American Males (n = 463)    
Activity Counts per min -0.21
(<0.001)
0.007
(0.89)
-0.16
(<0.001)
Mod & Vig Activity (min/d in 1-min bouts) -0.23
(<0.001)
0.004
(0.94)
-0.17
(<0.001)
White Females (n = 837)    
Activity Counts per min -0.19
(<0.001)
0.008
(0.83)
-0.17
(<0.001)
Mod & Vig Activity (min/d in 1-min bouts) -0.25
(<0.001)
0.02
(0.56)
-0.22
(<0.001)
Black Females (n = 375)    
Activity Counts per min -0.06
(0.27)
0.04
(0.45)
-0.05
(0.39)
Mod & Vig Activity (min/d in 1-min bouts) -0.14
(0.007)
0.08
(0.11)
-0.15
(0.003)
Mexican-American Females (n = 383)    
Activity Counts per min 0.02
(0.72)
0.10
(0.05)
0.03
(0.60)
Mod & Vig Activity (min/d in 1-min bouts) -0.08
(0.10)
0.06
(0.28)
-0.06
(0.29)
  1. *Adjusted for age