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Table 3 Results of combined analysis of sitting time, occupation, and metabolic syndrome

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

  Metabolic syndrome (total) (All participants) Metabolic syndrome (men) (men) Metabolic syndrome (women) (women)
OR 95 % CI OR 95 % CI OR 95 % CI
Office work × Sitting (≤7 h) 2.95 (1.62–5.38) 3.03 (1.43–6.42) 1.35 (0.43–4.22)
Sales and Service × Sitting (≤7 h) 2.22 (1.23–4.01) 2.41 (1.05–5.51) 1.41 (0.59–3.33)
Agriculture, forestry, and fishery × Sitting (≤7 h) 1.00   1.00   1.00  
Machine fitting and simple labor × Sitting (≤7 h) 1.99 (1.17–3.38) 1.78 (0.89–3.57) 1.54 (0.67–3.51)
Unemployed, housewife, or student × Sitting (≤7 h) 2.25 (1.35–3.74) 2.08 (1.03–4.21) 1.77 (0.83–3.76)
Office work × Sitting (>7 h) 2.88 (1.61–5.13) 2.61 (1.25–5.47) 1.66 (0.59–4.68)
Sales and Service × Sitting (>7 h) 2.24 (1.11–4.50) 2.57 (1.02–6.46) 1.31 (0.44–3.88)
Agriculture, forestry, and fishery × Sitting (>7 h) 2.63 (1.24–5.61) 2.90 (1.04–8.04) 1.94 (0.63–5.95)
Machine fitting and simple labor × Sitting (>7 h) 2.69 (1.54–4.71) 2.92 (1.43–5.93) 1.38 (0.54–3.53)
Unemployed, housewife, or student × Sitting (>7 h) 2.64 (1.57–4.42) 2.65 (1.30–5.41) 1.91 (0.89–4.11)
  1. Adjusted for age, household income, educational level, physical activity, energy intake, depressive symptoms, smoking, alcohol use, and chronic diseases
  2. OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval