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Table 3 Correlates of sedentary time (unstandardized beta, 95%CI, p-value)

From: Correlates of physical activity and sedentary time in young adults: the Western Australian Pregnancy Cohort (Raine) Study

  Women Men Women Men
Model 1: adjusted for multiple sociodemographic variables Model 2: adjusted for sociodemographics and co-occurring behaviours
Sociodemographic domain
 Ethnicity (vs not Caucasian) Not included   Not included      
 Mother’s education (vs no university) 32.1 (11.3, 52.9) 0.002 Not included      
 Education (vs no university) Not included   32.1 (4.8, 59.5) 0.021     
 Work/Study Status (vs neither)   0.113   0.001     
  Part-time −19.4 (−57.9, 19.1) 0.324 −24.3 (−67.6, 19.0) 0.271     
  Full time studying 14.2 (−19.7, 48.2) 0.412 8.0 (−29.0, 45.1) 0.671     
  Full time working 7.3 (−27.7, 42.3) 0.682 −45.3 (−81.2, −9.4) 0.013     
 Relationship (vs single)   0.189 Not included      
  Relationship not living together 19.0 (−1.8, 39.8) 0.073       
Relationship living together or married 11.7 (−12.8, 36.2) 0.349       
Behavioural Domain
 Fruit & Veg (serves/day) −1.1 (−3.5, 1.3) 0.365 2.6 (−0.8, 6.0) 0.136 Not included   2.4 (−1.0, 5.6) 0.169
 Energy (kj/kg/day) −0.1 (−0.3, 0.1) 0.199 −0.1 (− 0.3, 0.04) 0.143 Not included   − 0.1 (− 0.3, 0.05) 0.162
 Alcohol (drinks/week) −1.9 (− 3.1, − 0.6) 0.003 − 1.0 (− 1.8, − 0.3) 0.007 −1.4 (−2.7, − 0.1) 0.042 −1.0 (− 1.7, − 0.2) 0.010
 Smoking (vs non-smoking) −44.3 (−72.8, − 15.9) 0.002 −15.6 (− 48.1, 16.8) 0.346 −33.8 (63.8, − 3.9) 0.027 Not included  
 Sleep Quality (PQSI) −0.1 (−4.1, 3.8) 0.949 0.6 (−4.0, 5.1) 0.809 Not included   Not included  
Physical & Psychological Health Domain
 Waist Circumference (cm) −0.3 (−1.0, 0.3) 0.323 −0.4 (−1.4, 0.7) 0.513 −0.3 (− 1.0, 0.3) 0.314 − 0.7 (− 1.8, 0.5) 0.244
 Diagnosed disorders (#) 3.9 (− 0.7, 8.5) 0.100 1.7 (−5.0, 8.3) 0.621 3.5 (−1.1, 8.0) 0.136 2.0 (−4.5, 8.5) 0.553
 Physical Health (SF12) (0–100 scale) 0.2 (−1.2, 1.6) 0.780 1.0 (−1.5, 3.5) 0.412 0.2 (−1.1, 1.5) 0.764 1.01 (−1.4, 3.5) 0.420
 DASS depression (0–42 scale) −0.3 (−1.4, 0.8) 0.591 2.0 (0.4, 3.5) 0.014 −0.2 (−1.2, 0.9) 0.757 1.9 (0.4, 3.5) 0.014
 DASS anxiety (0–42 scale) −1.2 (−2.8, 0.4) 0.156 0.3 (− 2.1, 2.7) 0.804 −0.6 (− 2.2, 1.1) 0.503 0.6 (− 1.8, 2.9) 0.627
 DASS stress (0–42 scale) −0.6 (− 1.7, 0.5) 0.271 0.6 (− 1.1, 2.2) 0.494 −0.4 (− 1.4, 0.7) 0.466 0.8 (− 0.8, 2.4) 0.341
 Vigilance (Cogstate – Identification, log10 reaction time (s)) −50.4 (− 182.3, 81.4) 0.453 −71.7 (− 257.8, 114.3) 0.450 −39.0 (− 167.5, 89.5) 0.551 −67.6 (− 249.6, 114.5) 0.467
 Speed of processing (Cogstate – Detection, log10 reaction time (s)) −9.8 (− 105.6, 86.0) 0.841 62.3 (−87.6, 212.2) 0.415 1.0 (− 92.4, 94.4) 0.983 55.8 (−90.7, 202.4) 0.455
 Attention & working memory (Cogstate – One Back, log10 reaction time (s)) −20.7 (− 124.5, 83.0) 0.695 −71.7 (− 201.3, 57.9) 0.278 −17.7 (− 118.9, 83.5) 0.732 −66.9 (− 194.1, 60.3) 0.303
  1. Model 1 adjusted for- Women: mother’s education, work/study, relationship status; Men: education, work/study
  2. Model 2 adjusted for- Women: mother’s education, work/study, relationship status, alcohol, smoking; Men: education, work/study, fruit&vegetable servings, energy, alcohol
  3. Bold indicates a statistically significant correlate at p<.05