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Table 4 Logistic regression analyses of socio-demographic and health-related characteristics and high levels of sedentary time

From: Prevalence and correlates of domain-specific sedentary time of adults in the Netherlands: findings from the 2006 Dutch time use survey

  OR (95% CI) ≥21% household sedentary time OR (95% CI) ≥40% leisure sedentary time OR (95% CI) ≥12% transport sedentary time
Univariate Multivariable Univariate Multivariable Univariate Multivariable
Gender
 Male (ref) 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
 Female 0.74 (0.59–0.93) 0.90 (0.68–1.18) 0.35 (0.28–0.45) 0.37 (0.28–0.50) 0.36 (0.29–0.46) 0.49 (0.36–0.68)
Age
 18–34 years old (ref) 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
 35–49 years old 2.08 (1.46–2.97) 1.90 (1.33–2.72) 0.63 (0.44–0.91) 0.55 (0.37–0.83) 1.04 (0.77–1.39) 0.93 (0.66–1.30)
 50–64 years old 1.79 (1.24–2.59) 1.55 (1.05–2.30) 1.60 (1.14–2.25) 1.14 (0.76–1.70) 0.68 (0.50–0.95) 0.81 (0.55–1.18)
  ≥ 65 years old 1.56 (1.05–2.32) 1.58 (0.96–2.60) 3.13 (2.20–4.44) 2.08 (1.26–3.43) 0.15 (0.09–0.25) 0.43 (0.22–0.85)
Educational level
 Low (ref) 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
 Middle 0.64 (0.49–0.85) 0.60 (0.44–0.81) 0.65 (0.49–0.86) 0.96 (0.68–1.35) 2.23 (1.65–3.02) 1.25 (0.87–1.77)
 High 0.70 (0.53–0.92) 0.62 (0.46–0.85) 0.93 (0.71–1.21) 1.46 (1.04–2.07) 2.39 (1.76–3.23) 1.22 (0.86–1.75)
Work status
 Not working (ref) 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
 Part-time 0.91 (0.67–1.24) 1.09 (0.75–1.59) 0.28 (0.20–0.39) 0.64 (0.42–0.99) 3.08 (2.13–4.46) 2.25 (1.43–3.56)
 Full-time 1.54 (1.18–2.01) 1.75 (1.21–2.53) 0.61 (0.48–0.79) 0.80 (0.54–1.17) 9.12 (6.52–12.76) 4.25 (2.76–6.55)
Self-reported health
 Very good/good (ref) 1.00   1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
 Not good 0.96 (0.69–1.33) 1.52 (1.12–2.05) 1.18 (0.79–1.77) 0.43 (0.29–0.64) 0.66 (0.40–1.09)
Mobility issues
 No issues (ref) 1.00   1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
 Issues 1.05 (0.75–1.48) 1.70 (1.24–2.32) 0.98 (0.63–1.52) 0.30 (0.19–0.49) 0.77 (0.43–1.37)
Weight status
 Normal (BMI 18.5–24.9; ref) 1.00   1.00 1.00 1.00  
 Overweight (BMI 25.0–29.9) 1.07 (0.83–1.37) 1.59 (1.24–2.03) 1.29 (0.97–1.71) 1.01 (0.79–1.29)  
 Obese (BMI ≥30.0) 0.92 (0.60–1.40) 2.05 (1.40–3.00) 1.87 (1.21–2.90) 0.97 (0.64–1.46)  
Sleep time
 Sleeping 7–9 h/day (ref) 1.00   1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
 Sleeping < 7 or > 9 h/day 1.04 (0.82–1.32) 1.36 (1.08–1.71) 1.22 (0.93–1.59) 0.64 (0.50–0.81) 0.88 (0.66–1.16)
Smoking behaviour
 No (ref) 1.00   1.00 1.00 1.00  
 Yes 1.09 (0.83–1.43) 1.39 (1.07–1.80) 1.62 (1.19–2.20) 0.95 (0.72–1.25)  
Drinking alcohol
 Never (ref) 1.00   1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
 1–7 glasses/week 1.04 (0.78–1.38) 1.18 (0.87–1.60) 1.10 (0.78–1.57) 1.43 (1.06–1.94) 1.10 (0.79–1.54)
  > 7 glasses/week 0.89 (0.64–1.23) 2.09 (1.52–2.87) 1.29 (0.89–1.89) 1.65 (1.19–2.28) 1.17 (0.80–1.70)
Eating take-away food
 Never (ref) 1.00   1.00   1.00 1.00
 Less than once a month 1.26 (0.93–1.70) 0.81 (0.60–1.09)   1.66 (1.19–2.33) 1.15 (0.78–1.69)
 Once a month or more 0.97 (0.73–1.28) 0.87 (0.66–1.14)   2.52 (1.85–3.42) 1.45 (1.01–2.06)
Happiness
 Very happy/happy (ref) 1.00   1.00   1.00  
 Not happy 1.02 (0.62–1.67) 1.28 (0.81–2.04)   0.70 (0.41–1.20)  
  1. p < 0.05 in bold. OR Odds Ratio, CI Confidence Interval, ref reference category, BMI Body Mass Index
  2. The cut-points for high levels of household sedentary time (≥21% of the total waking, non-occupational time/day), leisure sedentary time (≥40% of the total waking, non-occupational time/day), and transport sedentary time (≥12% of the total waking, non-occupational time/day) are based on the 75th percentiles