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Table 3 Associations between active travel status and weight-related outcomes

From: Associations between active travel and adiposity in rural India and Bangladesh: a cross-sectional study

Active travel (mins/week) BMI (kg/m2) BMI ≥ 23 kg/m2 BMI ≥ 25 kg/m2 High waist circumference High WHR
  Mean (SD) %
<150 21.7 (3.9) 33.5 19.5 31.2 68.1
≥150 21.2 (3.8) 28.4 16.2 24.3 56.9
  Unadjusted coefficient (95 % CI) Unadjusted OR (95 % CI)
<150 ref ref
≥150 −0.46 (−0.79, −0.12)** 0.79 (0.65, 0.95)* 0.80 (0.63, 1.00) 0.71 (0.58, 0.86)*** 0.62 (0.52, 0.74)***
  Partially adjusted coefficient (95 % CI)a Partially adjusted OR (95 % CI)a
<150 ref ref
≥150 −0.30 (−0.66, 0.07) 0.89 (0.73, 1.08) 0.91 (0.71, 1.17) 0.81 (0.66, 0.99)* 0.79 (0.65, 0.96)*
  Fully adjusted coefficient (95 % CI)b Fully adjusted OR (95 % CI)b
<150 ref ref
≥150 −0.39 (−0.77, −0.02)* 0.83 (0.68, 1.02) 0.84 (0.65, 1.09) 0.77 (0.63, 0.96)* 0.72 (0.58, 0.89)**
  1. High waist circumference: > 85 cm (males), 80 cm (females); high waist-hip ratio (WHR): ≥ 0.9 (males), 0.8 (females)
  2. BMI body mass index; SD standard deviation; CI confidence interval; OR odds ratio
  3. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001
  4. aadjusted for age and sex
  5. badjusted for age, sex, site, education, smoking status, oil/butter consumption, and work- and leisure-related physical activity
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