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Table 3 Socio-demographic correlates of attaining PA recommendations in the total sample

From: Association of self-reported physical activity patterns and socio-demographic factors among normal-weight and overweight Japanese men

  150 minutes of total PA 150 minutes of walking 150 minutes of MVPA
  OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI)
Age group    
30-39 1.00 (ref.) 1.00 (ref.) 1.00 (ref.)
40-49 0.91 (0.70-1.18) 0.96 (0.74-1.25) 0.99 (0.73-1.34)
50-59 1.05 (0.80-1.39) 1.13 (0.86-1.50) 0.95 (0.70-1.31)
Marital status    
Unmarried 1.00 (ref.) 1.00 (ref.) 1.00 (ref.)
Married 1.06 (0.82-1.36) 1.26 (0.97-1.62) 0.92 (0.68-1.23)
Educational level    
4years of college/
graduate school
1.00 (ref.) 1.00 (ref.) 1.00 (ref.)
2years of college 1.03 (0.74-1.43) 1.08 (0.77-1.51) 1.11 (0.76-1.62)
Junior high/
high school
0.94 (0.72-1.23) 0.90 (0.69-1.18) 1.24 (0.92-1.68)
Job status    
Full-time job 1.00 (ref.) 1.00 (ref.) 1.00 (ref.)
Not full-time job 1.14 (0.75-1.73) 0.85 (0.56-1.31) 1.97 (1.26-3.06)*
Household income    
> 10,000,000 yen 1.00 (ref.) 1.00 (ref.) 1.00 (ref.)
< 10,000,000 yen 0.88 (0.64-1.21) 0.86 (0.63-1.17) 0.81 (0.57-1.14)
< 5,000,000 yen 0.66 (0.46-0.94)* 0.67 (0.47-0.95)* 0.71 (0.47-1.06)
  1. * Statistically significant (p<0.05).