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Table 2 Results of multiple logistic regression analysis

From: Associations of sitting time and occupation with metabolic syndrome in South Korean adults: a cross-sectional study

  Metabolic syndrome
OR 95 % CI
Sitting time (hours)
 ≤ 7 1.00  
 > 7 1.21 (1.00–1.46)
Sex
 Male 1.92 (1.52–2.42)
 Female 1.00  
Age (year)
 19–29 0.26 (0.13–0.50)
 30–39 1.00  
 40–49 1.32 (0.92–1.90)
 50–59 1.64 (1.14–2.36)
 60–69 2.19 (1.50–3.18)
 70+ 1.78 (1.17–2.70)
Household income level
 Low 1.16 (0.85–1.60)
 Lower middle 1.07 (0.81–1.42)
 Upper middle 1.15 (0.88–1.50)
 High 1.00  
Educational levels
 Elementary school 2.54 (1.79–3.59)
 Middle school 1.61 (1.11–2.33)
 High school 1.43 (1.07–1.89)
 Above college 1.00  
Occupation
 Office work 2.01 (1.26–3.22)
 Sales and Service 1.61 (1.00–2.60)
 Agriculture, forestry and fishery 1.00  
 Machine fitting and simple labor 1.61 (1.06–2.44)
 Unemployed, housewife or students 1.71 (1.14–2.55)
Physical activity
 Under meet recommended guideline 1.03 (0.85–1.24)
 Meet recommended guideline 1.00  
Energy intake
 1Q 1.00  
 2Q 1.00 (0.77–1.31)
 3Q 1.18 (0.90–1.53)
 4Q 1.23 (0.93–1.63)
Depressive symptoms
 No 1.00  
 Yes 1.22 (0.83–1.79)
Current Smoking status
 No 1.00  
 Yes 1.07 (0.83–1.38)
Alcohol use
 No 1.00  
 Yes 1.11 (0.90–1.35)
Number of chronic diseases a
 0 1.00  
 1 1.35 (1.07–1.70)
 ≥ 2 1.82 (1.22–2.71)
  1. aNumber of chronic diseases, including cancer, stroke, myocardial infarction, angina, arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, thyroid gland disorder, chronic renal failure, and hepatitis B
  2. OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval
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