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Table 3 Characteristics of employees (not) requesting the advice and predictors of advice request (logistic regression)

From: Theory-driven, web-based, computer-tailored advice to reduce and interrupt sitting at work: development, feasibility and acceptability testing among employees

  Employees not requesting the advice (n = 89) Employees requesting the advice (n = 90) Logistic regression analysis
Odds ratio 95 % CI P
Socio-demographics
Gender:    1.156 0.454–2.945 0.761
n (%) womena 66 (74.2) 68 (75.6)    
Age:    1.522 0.686–3.378 0.302
years ± SDb 40.1 ± 9.8 41.8 ± 9.1    
Education:    2.447 1.027–5.828 0.043
n (%) low educationa 32 (36.4) 19 (21.1)    
Employment status:    0.339 0.141–0.815 0.016
n (%) part–time employeda 24 (27.0) 38 (42.2)    
Sedentary behaviour
Workday sitting time:    1.098 0.470–2.566 0.829
hours/day ± SDb 11.1 ± 2.9 11.4 ± 2.5    
Non-workday sitting time:    1.892 0.877–4.081 0.104
hours/day ± SDb 7.4 ± 3.6 7.9 ± 3.6    
Sitting time at work:    0.886 0.374–2.101 0.784
hours/day ± SDb 6.83 ± 1.26 6.89 ± 1.33    
Breaks at work:    0.478 0.209–1.091 0.080
n (%) <2 breaks/houra 22 (26.8) 36 (41.4)    
Psychosocial correlates towards short standing breaks at the desk
Attitudes: mean ± SDb 4.1 ± 0.7 4.2 ± 0.6 1.966 0.837–4.618 0.052
Self-efficacy: mean ± SDb 3.9 ± 0.8 3.8 ± 0.7 0.405 0.163–1.007 0.892
Social support: mean ± SDb 3.2 ± 1.1 3.3 ± 1.1 1.054 0.496–2.239 0.161
Intention to change: n (%)c 73 (86.9) 73 (82.0) 0.476 0.168–1.346 0.338
  1. areference category is this group, breference category is group with lowest value through median value of this variable, creference category is group with no intention to change
  2. CI confidence interval
  3. Bold surfaces indicate statistically (borderline) significant associations (P < .10)