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Table 3 Associations of the number of guidelines met with BMI and waist circumference

From: Compliance with the 24-h movement guidelines and the relationship with anthropometry in Finnish preschoolers: the DAGIS study

 Mean (95% CI)Mean (95% CI) difference between groups
Meeting 0a or 1b guidelineMeeting 2c guidelinesMeeting 3d guidelines2–13–13–2
Overall
 BMI16.1 (15.9 to 16.3)15.7 (15.6 to 15.8)15.7 (15.5 to 15.9)−0.39 (− 0.63 to − 0.15), p = 0.002−0.38 (− 0.66 to − 0.10), p = 0.0080.01 (− 0.24 to 0.26), p = 0.94
 Waist circumference54.5 (53.7 to 55.2)53.2 (52.8 to 53.6)53.5 (53.0 to 54.0)−1.19 (− 1.73 to − 0.63), p < 0.001−1.73 (− 1.68 to − 0.38), p = 0.0020.16 (−0.41 to 0.73), p = 0.58
Weekdays
 BMI15.9 (15.7 to 16.2)15.8 (15.7 to 16.0)15.7 (15.6 to 15.9)−0.11 (− 0.37 to 0.15), p = 0.42−0.20 (− 0.47 to 0.08), p = 0.16−0.09 (− 0.32 to 0.15), p = 0.46
 Waist circumference54.0 (53.2 to 54.7)53.5 (53.0 to 53.9)53.6 (53.3 to 54.0)−0.53 (−1.13 to 0.07), p = 0.082− 0.63 (− 1.26 to 0.00), p = 0.05−0.10 (− 0.63 to 0.44), p = 0.72
Weekend days
 BMI15.9 (15.7 to 16.0)15.8 (15.7 to 16.0)15.7 (15.5 to 15.9)−0.02 (− 0.24 to 0.21), p = 0.89−0.17 (− 0.47 to 0.14), p = 0.29−0.15 (− 0.44 to 0.14), p = 0.31
 Waist circumference53.9 (53.3 to 54.5)53.7 (53.3 to 54.1)53.0 (52.4 to 53.6)−0.35 (− 0.88 to 0.18), p = 0.19−0.67 (− 1.39 to 0.05), p = 0.069−0.32 (− 0.99 to 0.36), p = 0.36
  1. Linear regression models were adjusted for age, gender, season, and socioeconomic status (statistically significant values are bolded)
  2. Abbreviations: BMI Body mass index, CI Confidence interval
  3. aOverall N = 14, Weekdays N = 14, Weekend days N = 28
  4. bOverall N = 173, Weekdays N = 149, Weekend days N = 212
  5. cOverall N = 364, Weekdays N = 324, Weekend days N = 401
  6. dOverall N = 170, Weekdays N = 240, Weekend days N = 118