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Table 2 Adjusted logistic regression (model 1–3) with regard to the impact of sedentary time on sickness absence > 15 weeks in pregnancy

From: Sickness absence in pregnancy and sedentary behavior: a population-based cohort study from Norway

n = observations Model, OR (95% Cl)
  Model 1
n = 455
Model 2
n = 455
Model 3
n = 438
Exposure variable
 Sedentary time (ST) hour/day 1.31 (1.05–1.62) 1.45 (1.13–1.84) 1.46 (1.14–1.88)
 moderate-to-vigorous intensity physical activity (MVPA) minute/day 0.99 (0.97–1.01) 0.99 (0.98–1.01) 1.00 (0.99–1.02)
Occupational group
 Occupations that require a college education   1.97 (0.36–10.64) 2.03 (0.37–11.17)
 Health and service workers and industry   5.31 (0.94–29.87) 5.90 (1.00–34.67)
 Elementary occupations   9.18 (1.22–69.34) 7.85 (0.98–63.01)
 Managers/professionals   reference reference
Health status 3 months prior to pregnancy
 Good    1.94 (0.82–4.59)
 Poor/not good    2.01 (0.60–7.63)
 Excellent    reference
Pelvic girdle pain
 Yes    5.42 (2.26–12.97)
 No    reference
  1. Note: In model 2–3, the OR are adjusted for working time, age, immigrant background, education and number of children in the household. Missing information: 11 cases miss information on education and 6 cases miss information on pelvic girdle pain
  2. Significant results are shown in bold