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Table 4 Adjusted odds ratios of metabolic syndrome by sex, according to leisure-time and workplace activities.

From: Physical activity and risk of Metabolic Syndrome in an urban Mexican cohort

Physical activity Men Women Total
Leisure-time (n = 1484) (n = 3634) (n = 5118)
   <30 min/day 1 1 1
   ≥30 min/day 0.72 0.78 0.80
95% CI, p value (0.57–0.95) 0.047 (0.64–0.94) 0.010 (0.70–0.93) 0.005
Workplace (n = 1005) (n = 2711) (n = 3716)
   <3 hours/day 1 1 1
   ≥3 hours/day 0.71 0.75 0.75
95% CI, p value (0.47–1.09) 0.124 (0.59–0.96) 0.025 (0.61–0.93) 0.011
  1. Odds Ratios were adjusted by age, calories and alcohol intake, smoking, education, LT and WP activity.