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Table 4 Association between sociodemographic characteristics and being physically inactive (<150 min/week of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity) in 20–69 year old Mexican adults based on unadjusted and adjusted physical activity levels, ENSANUT 2012

From: Physical inactivity prevalence and trends among Mexican adults: results from the National Health and Nutrition Survey (ENSANUT) 2006 and 2012

  Unadjustedmoderate-to-vigorous physical activity levels Adjustedmoderate-to-vigorous physical activity levels
  Bivariate model Multivariate model Bivariate model Multivariate model
  OR (CI 95%)* OR (CI 95%)♯ OR (CI 95%)* OR (CI 95%)♯
Gender     
Men 1 1 1 1
Women 1.31 (1.02,1.66) 1.24 (0.96,1.60) 1.18 (1.00,1.40) 1.14 (0.95,1.37)
Age group     
20-29 1 1 1 1
30-39 0.83 (0.59,1.15) 0.73 (0.51,1.04) 0.93 (0.72,1.22) 0.88 (0.68,1.16)
40-49 0.96 (0.69,1.33) 0.80 (0.56,1.15) 1.11 (0.86,1.43) 1.05 (0.80,1.38)
50-59 0.95 (0.66,1.38) 0.79 (0.53,1.18) 1.04 (0.80,1.35) 0.96 (0.72,1.27)
60-69 1.35 (0.83,2.21) 1.20 (0.71,2.03) 1.59 (1.20,2.11) 1.58 (1.15,2.17)
BMI Classification     
Normal weight 1 1 1 1
Overweight 1.20 (0.88,1.65) 1.22 (0.90,1.65) 1.14 (0.89,1.44) 1.10 (0.86,1.39)
Obese 1.46 (1.08,2.00) 1.43 (1.05,1.96) 1.38 (1.08,1.75) 1.30 (1.01,1.65)
Region of country     
South 1 1 1 1
Central 1.58 (1.23,2.03) 1.56 (1.19, 2.03) 1.29 (1.07,1.54) 1.19 (0.97,1.46)
North 1.29 (1.02, 1.65) 1.19 (0.91,1.54) 1.31 (1.10,1.56) 1.14 (0.94, 1.39)
D.F. and metropolitan area 1.32 (0.87,2.03) 1.09 (0.70,1.71) 0.99 (0.70,1.39) 0.83 (0.57,1.20)
Rural/urban areas     
Rural 1 1 1 1
Urban 1.66 (1.32,2.09) 1.59 (1.21,2.09) 1.26 (1.05,1.50) 1.07 (0.88,1.31)
Socioeconomic status     
Low 1 1 1 1
Medium 1.44 (1.07,1.93) 1.28 (0.92,1.77) 1.31 (1.04,1.65) 1.30 (1.01,1.67)
High 1.47 (1.12,1.94) 1.18 (0.83,1.69) 1.61 (1.31,1.99) 1.60 (1.21,2.09)
Education level     
Primary or less 1 1 1 1
Secondary 0.92 (0.67,1.27) 0.88 (0.62,1.26) 1.09 (0.88,1.36) 1.14 (0.90, 1.46)
High school or higher 0.94 (0.66,1.35) 0.83 (0.55,1.24) 1.12 (0.88,1.43) 1.07 (0.79, 1.45)
  1. *Odds ratios (95% confidence interval) for being inactive. Odds ratios are not adjusted.
  2. ♯Odds ratios (95% confidence interval) for being physically inactive. Odds ratios are adjusted for all of the other sociodemographic variables listed in the first column of the table.