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Table 2 Logistic regression results of the association between physical activity levels and clinical parameters

From: Patterns of physical activity and health-related quality of life amongst patients with multimorbidity in a multi-ethnic Asian population

 HbA1caLDL-CbBlood PressurecBMI – WHO International GuidelinedBMI – WHO
Asian Guidelinee
VariableOR95% CIpOR95% CIpOR95% CIpOR95% CIpOR95% CIp
Activity Level
 Insufficiently Active1.10.9–1.50.370.80.6–1.10.191.10.8–1.50.631.51.1–1.90.011.30.9–1.80.15
 Sufficiently Activeref  ref  ref  ref  ref  
  1. Bold print highlights statistically significant odds ratio
  2. BMI Body mass index, CI Confidence interval of Odds Ratio, HbA1C Haemoglobin A1C, LDL-C Low-density lipoprotein Cholesterol, OR Odds ratio, WHO World Health Organization
  3. aHigh HbA1c (i.e., equal to 7% and above) n = 531 (57.1%), normal HbA1c (reference group) n = 399 (42.9%);
  4. bHigh LDL-C (i.e., equal to 2.60 mmol/L and above) n = 181 (19.8%), normal LDL-C (reference group) n = 734 (80.2%);
  5. cHigh blood pressure (i.e., equal to or above 140/90) n = 211 (22.6%), normal blood pressure (reference group) n = 720 (77.3%);
  6. dOverweight/Obese (i.e. ≥ 25 kg/m2) n = 550 (61.9%), normal range (≥ 18.5 & < 25) (reference group) n = 338 (38.1%);
  7. eOverweight/Obese (i.e. ≥ 23 kg/m2) n = 718 (80.9%), normal range (≥ 18.5 & < 23) (reference group) n = 170 (19.1%)