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Table 2 Percentage and unadjusted and adjusted prevalence ratios for meeting the recommended PA level

From: Self-reported physical activity behavior of a multi-ethnic adult population within the urban and rural setting in Suriname

  Weighted % Unadjusted PR (CI) Adjusted PR (CI)
Area a    
Urban coastal 55.7 1 (reference) 1 (reference)
Rural coastal 57.9 1.09 (1.01-1.17) 1.06 (0.99-1.15)
Rural interior 49.1 0.86 (0.77-0.97) 0.86 (0.74-0.99)
Gender b    
Male 62.4 1 (reference) 1 (reference)
Female 49.0 0.77 (0.73-0.82) 0.78 (0.74-0.84)
Age categories c    
15-24 62.7 1 (reference) 1 (reference)
25-34 54.7 0.86 (0.79-0.93) 0.87 (0.80-0.95)
35-44 56.5 0.89 (0.82-0.97) 0.91 (0.83-0.99)
45-54 53.8 0.85 (0.78-0.93) 0.85 (0.78-0.93)
55-64 42.6 0.69 (0.61-0.79) 0.71 (0.62-0.81)
Ethnicity d    
Hindustani 56.6 1 (reference) 1 (reference)
Maroon 53.4 0.91 (0.83-0.99) 1.02 (0.91-1.14)
Mix ethnicity 56 0.96 (0.87-1.05) 0.96 (0.88-1.05)
Javanese 50.3 0.93 (0.85-1.02) 0.92 (0.84-1.00)
Creole 61.6 1.07 (0.98-1.17) 1.07 (0.98-1.17)
Economic status e    
No income 33.9 1 (reference) 1 (reference)
< SRD 800/month 52.9 1.59 (1.34-1.89) 1.58 (1.33-1.87)
SRD 800-1499/month 61.6 1.76 (1.49-2.05) 1.71 (1.45-2.02)
SRD 1500-2199/month 57.4 1.64 (1.39-1.95) 1.61 (1.35-1.92)
SRD 2200-2899/month 57.9 1.68 (1.38-2.04) 1.63 (1.33-1.98)
> SRD 2900/month 52.5 1.50 (1.26-1.80) 1.46 (1.21-1.75)
Education level f    
No education 38.6 1 (reference) 1 (reference)
Low level 57.5 1.51 (1.28-1.77) 1.40 (1.18-1.66)
High level 53.6 1.38 (1.16-1.64) 1.32 (1.10-1.58)
  1. The weighted percentages are calculated for the 4487 subjects, whereas the prevalence ratio analysis is based on 3255 subjects because of missing data for the economic status. PR = Prevalence ratio ; CI = Confidence interval
  2. aAdjusted for gender, age category and ethnicity.
  3. bAdjusted for area, age category and ethnicity.
  4. cAdjusted for gender, area and ethnicity.
  5. dAdjusted for area, gender and age category.
  6. eAdjusted for area, gender, age category and ethnicity.
  7. fAdjusted for area, gender, age category and ethnicity.
  8. Recommended PA level conform the World health organization guidelines.