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Table 5 Odds ratios for good perceived health. Model 1 includes accelerometer measured MVPA, Model 2 self-reported LTPA

From: Dose-response relation of self-reported and accelerometer-measured physical activity to perceived health in middle age—the Northern Finland Birth Cohort 1966 Study

Variable Model 1. N OR (95% CI)a Model 2. N OR (95% CI)a
Gender
 Men 1931 1 1892 1
 Women 2391 1.13 (0.97–1.31) 2380 0.96 (0.82–1.11)
Marital status
 Married/cohabiting 3459 1 3411 1
 Unmarried 863 0.86 (0.71–1.05) 861 0.77 (0.63–0.95)
Education
 Vocational/college level education or no vocational education 3021 1 2987 1
 Polytechnic/university degree 1301 1.31 (1.10–1.56) 1285 1.28 (1.08–1.53)
Employment status
 Working 3893 1 3837 1
 Unemployed 218 0.54 (0.40–0.74) 220 0.48 (0.35–0.65)
 Other 211 0.44 (0.32–0.60) 215 0.39 (0.28–0.53)
Smoking
 Non-smoker 2341 1 2315 1
 Current smoker 782 0.60 (0.50–0.73) 783 0.64 (0.53–0.78)
 Former smoker 1199 1.00 (0.84–1.18) 1174 0.97 (0.82–1.15)
Prevalence of diseasesb
 One or more 2960 1 2935 1
 No 1362 2.16 (1.83–2.55) 1337 2.27 (1.92–2.69)
Heavy alcohol consumptionc
 Yes 353 1 364 1
 No 3969 1.43 (1.12–1.83) 3908 1.31 (1.02–1.69)
BMI (continuous, kg/m2) 4322 0.90 (0.89–0.91) 4272 0.90 (0.89–0.92)
Income quartiles (k€/year)
 I (0–34.5) 936 1 941 1
 II (34.6–59.5) 1109 1.14 (0.93–1.40) 1097 1.11 (0.90–1.37)
 III (59.6–79.9) 996 1.51 (1.20–1.90) 974 1.43 (1.13–1.81)
 IV (≥80) 1281 2.06 (1.62–2.62) 1260 1.84 (1.44–2.35)
Sitting time quartiles (min/day)
 I (20–300) 982 1 958 1
 II (301–480) 981 0.96 (0.78–1.18) 968 0.97 (0.78–1.20)
 III (481–600) 1154 1.04 (0.84–1.23) 1160 1.06 (0.86–1.31)
 IV (601–1080) 1205 0.87 (0.71–1.07) 1186 0.93 (0.75–1.14)
MVPA quartiles (min/week)
 I (7–313) 1049 1   
 II (314–440) 1068 1.37 (1.13–1.67)   
 III (441–603) 1091 1.49 (1.21–1.82)   
 IV (604–2638) 1114 1.66 (1.35–2.05)   
LTPA quartiles (min/week)
 I (0–89)    914 1
 II (90–224)    1167 1.72 (1.41–2.09)
 III (225–374)    1060 2.41 (1.96–2.96)
 IV (375–1260)    1131 4.33 (3.47–5.40)
  1. MVPA Moderate to Vigorous Physical Activity, LTPA Leisure Time Physical Activity
  2. aStatistically significant associations (p < 0.05) are bolded
  3. bPrevalence of cardiovascular disease, diabetes mellitus, cancer, musculoskeletal diseases or mental disorder
  4. cAlcohol consumption for men at least 40 g/day and for women at least 20 g/day