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Table 5 Physical activity effect on carotid plaque across levels of total sitting time (n = 340)

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 1.99 h/day 1.31 (0.24–7.19) 0.754
 Sedentary at 4.35 h/day 1.25 (0.32–4.82) 0.750
 Sedentary at 7.68 h/day 1.16 (0.33–4.02) 0.818
 Sedentary at 14.64 h/day 0.99 (0.09–10.52) 0.995
Moderate Activity vs No activity
 Sedentary at 1.99 h/day 0.03 (0.002–0.35) 0.005
 Sedentary at 4.35 h/day 0.06 (0.01–0.46) 0.007
 Sedentary at 7.68 h/day 0.18 (0.36–0.85) 0.030
 Sedentary at 14.64 h/day 1.56 (0.21–11.75) 0.667
High Activity vs No activity
 Sedentary at 1.99 h/day 1.50 (0.27–8.49) 0.645
 Sedentary at 4.35 h/day 0.94 (0.29–3.05) 0.923
 Sedentary at 7.68 h/day 0.49 (0.18–1.31) 0.155
 Sedentary at 14.64 h/day 0.12 (0.01–1.83) 0.129
  1. Adjusted for age, gender, and systolic blood pressure