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Table 3 Physical activity effect on carotid plaque across levels of TV/movie sitting time (n = 607)

From: The combined effect of physical activity and sedentary behavior on subclinical atherosclerosis: a cross-sectional study among Mexican Americans

Physical activity x Sitting Time Adjusted OR (95% CI) p-value
Low Activity vs No Activity
 Sedentary at 0.33 h/day 0.73 (0.28–1.86) 0.507
 Sedentary at 1.06 h/day 0.83 (0.37–1.87) 0.662
 Sedentary at 1.96 h/day 0.99 (0.43–2.27) 0.979
 Sedentary at 4.01 h/day 1.46 (0.34–6.14) 0.610
Moderate Activity vs No activity
 Sedentary at 0.33 h/day 0.19 (0.07–0.55) 0.002
 Sedentary at 1.06 h/day 0.24 (0.09–0.62) 0.003
 Sedentary at 1.96 h/day 0.32 (0.13–0.75) 0.009
 Sedentary at 4.01 h/day 0.58 (0.23–1.43) 0.237
High Activity vs No activity
 Sedentary at 0.33 h/day 0.65 (0.22–1.85) 0.416
 Sedentary at 1.06 h/day 0.62 (0.26–1.47) 0.279
 Sedentary at 1.96 h/day 0.59 (0.29–1.23) 0.163
 Sedentary at 4.01 h/day 0.54 (0.19–1.53) 0.245
  1. Adjusted for age, gender, cholesterol, and systolic blood pressure