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Table 3 Relationship between being obese and gardening/housework, leisure-related computer or television use ("screen-time") and sitting time

From: Relationship of obesity to physical activity, domestic activities, and sedentary behaviours: cross-sectional findings from a national cohort of over 70,000 Thai adults

  MALES     FEMALES    
  Total n Obese n (%) age adjusted OR (95% CI) adjusted OR (95% CI)* Total n Obese n (%) age adjusted OR (95% CI) adjusted OR (95% CI)*
gardening or housework        
seldom or never 2962 806 (27.2) 1.00 1.00 1550 198 (12.8) 1.00 1.00
1-3 times/month 4960 1217 (24.5) 0.85 (0.77-0.95) 0.83 (0.75-0.93) 3200 378 (11.8) 0.96 (0.80-1.16) 0.94 (0.78-1.13)
1-2 times/week 9491 2092 (22.0) 0.78 (0.71-0.86) 0.76 (0.69-0.84) 11210 1066 (9.5) 0.76 (0.64-0.89) 0.74 (0.62-0.87)
3-4 times/week 4688 1040 (22.2) 0.76 (0.68-0.85) 0.76 (0.68-0.85) 5076 482 (9.5) 0.77 (0.64-0.92) 0.72 (0.60-0.87)
Most days 11490 2371 (20.6) 0.65 (0.59-0.72) 0.67 (0.61-0.74) 20354 1966 (9.7) 0.73 (0.63-0.86) 0.67 (0.57-0.79)
p(trend)     <0.0001     <0.0001
screen-time        
0-1 hours/day 7452 1568 (21.0) 1.00 1.00 7339 673 (9.2) 1.00 1.00
2-3 hours/day 17109 3862 (22.6) 1.23 (1.15-1.32) 1.21 (1.13-1.29) 20694 1935 (9.4) 1.15 (1.04-1.26) 1.15 (1.04-1.26)
4-5 hours/day 6875 1560 (22.7) 1.42 (1.31-1.54) 1.38 (1.27-1.50) 10112 1089 (10.8) 1.49 (1.35-1.65) 1.51 (1.36-1.67)
6-7 hours/day 1227 300 (24.5) 1.61 (1.39-1.87) 1.58 (1.36-1.84) 1847 202 (10.9) 1.57 (1.32-1.86) 1.63 (1.38-1.94)
8+ hours/day 928 236 (25.4) 1.85 (1.57-2.18) 1.85 (1.56-2.18) 1398 191 (13.7) 2.18 (1.83-2.60) 2.16 (1.81-2.59)
p(trend)     <0.0001     <0.0001
sitting-time        
0-1 hours/day 2115 510 (24.1) 1.00 1.00 2600 250 (9.6) 1.00 1.00
2-3 hours/day 7651 1661 (21.7) 0.88 (0.79-0.99) 0.88 (0.79-1.00) 7797 701 (9.0) 0.97 (0.83-1.13) 0.95 (0.81-1.11)
4-5 hours/day 7102 1598 (22.5) 0.92 (0.82-1.04) 0.92 (0.82-1.04) 6850 714 (10.4) 1.14 (0.98-1.33) 1.14 (0.98-1.33)
6-7 hours/day 4248 928 (21.8) 0.87 (0.77-0.99) 0.86 (0.76-0.98) 4709 464 (9.9) 1.00 (0.85-1.18) 1.02 (0.84-1.20)
8+ hours/day 12296 2792 (22.7) 0.95 (0.85-1.06) 0.92 (0.82-1.03) 19177 1933 (10.1) 1.11 (0.96-1.283) 1.14 (0.99-1.31)
p(trend)     0.85     0.001
  1. *adjusted for age, income and education
  2. numbers do not always sum to total due to missing values