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Table 5 Light and hard physical activity (0–3) associated with total musculoskeletal pain. Unadjusted and adjusteda odds ratios (OR) with confidence intervals (95% CI) and p-values (N = 137)

From: Association between V̇O2max, handgrip strength, and musculoskeletal pain among construction and health care workers

  Total study sample Construction Health care
OR (95% CI) P-value OR (95% CI) P-value OR (95% CI) P-value
Light physical activity 0.50 (0.29, 0.87) 0.015 0.46 (0.19, 1.13) 0.091 0.47 (0.22, 0.99) 0.048
Hard physical activity 1.36 (0.60, 3.07) 0.467 0.96 (0.48, 1.90) 0.905 0.52 (0.28, 0.99) 0.045
  1. aAdjusted for gender, age, BMI, selected psychosocial and mechanical factors