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Table 3 Odds ratios (OR) and 95% confidence intervals (CI) derived from binominal logistic regression analyses as indicators of cross-sectional associations between physical activity (PA) and anxiety within sex categories and the total population

From: Associations of self-reported physical activity and anxiety symptoms and status among 7,874 Irish adults across harmonised datasets: a DEDIPAC-study

 Crudea (OR, 95%CI)Adjustedb (OR, 95%CI)
SexTotal PopulationSexTotal Population
MaleFemaleMaleFemale
TILDA
Meeting PA Guidelines
  No111111
  Yes0.842 (0.702 to 1.010)0.951 (0.822 to 1.099)0.853 (0.762 to 0.954)**0.778 (0.624 to 0.969)0.883 (0.742 to 1.050)0.802 (0.702 to 0.917)**
PA Dose Categories
  Low111111
  Moderate0.611 (0.399 to 0.934)*0.841 (0.629 to 1.125)0.743 (0.586 to 0.943)*0.590 (0.353 to 0.985)*0.885 (0.635 to 1.233)0.775 (0.588 to 1.020)
  High0.874 (0.725 to 1.053)0.975 (0.836 to 1.137)0.872 (0.776 to 0.980)*0.802 (0.640 to 1.003)0.883 (0.735 to 1.061)0.807 (0.702 to 0.927)**
Walking
  Low111111
  Moderate0.977 (0.768 to 1.243)1.038 (0.864 to 1.247)1.005 (0.869 to 1.162)0.891 (0.665 to 1.193)1.083 (0.873 to 1.345)0.995 (0.837 to 1.183)
  High0.911 (0.742 to 1.118)1.036 (0.877 to 1.224)0.944 (0.830 to 1.073)0.920 (0.722 to 1.172)1.003 (0.822 to 1.224)0.972 (0.834 to 1.133)
Mitchelstown
Meeting PA Guidelines
  No111111
  Yes1.007 (0.662 to 1.533)0.786 (0.504 to 1.227)0.828 (0.616 to 1.114)1.069 (0.678 to 1.684)0.753 (0.466 to 1.216)0.918 (0.665 to 1.267)
PA Dose Categories
  Low111111
  Moderate1.452 (0.667 to 3.161)1.186 (0.568 to 2.477)1.247 (0.732 to 2.124)1.859 (0.819 to 4.217)1.024 (0.449 to 2.336)1.286 (0.725 to 2.284)
  High0.866 (0.732 to 1.023)0.668 (0.395 to 1.129)0.739 (0.531 to 1.029)0.949 (0.582 to 1.547)0.672 (0.385 to 1.172)0.833 (0.582 to 1.191)
Walking
  Low111111
  Moderate1.690 (1.010 to 2.829)*0.488 (0.292 to 0.816)**0.851 (0.595 to 1.215)1.926 (1.111 to 3.339)*0.517 (0.301 to 0.888)*0.924 (0.635 to 1.344)
  High1.047 (0.626 to 1.752)0.610 (0.363 to 1.027)0.744 (0.519 to 1.067)1.136 (0.659 to 1.957)0.597 (0.338 to 1.054)0.801 (0.545 to 1.175)
Integrated dataset
Meeting PA Guidelines
  No111111
  Yes0.866 (0.732 to 1.023)0.933 (0.813 to 1.071)0.850 (0.765 to 0.943)**0.843 (0.692 to 1.028)0.871 (0.740 to 1.024)0.865 (0.763 to 0.980)*
PA Dose Categories
  Low111111
  Moderate0.721 (0.497 to 1.047)0.874 (0.666 to 1.146)0.800 (0.644 to 0.995)*0.775 (0.503 to 1.194)0.906 (0.666 to 1.232)0.865 (0.674 to 1.110)
  High0.886 (0.746 to 1.053)0.946 (0.817 to 1.096)0.858 (0.769 to 0.958)**0.852 (0.696 to 1.044)0.863 (0.726 to 1.026)0.864 (0.758 to 0.986)*
Walking
  Low111111
  Moderate1.072 (0.861 to 1.335)0.938 (0.791 to 1.113)0.978 (0.855 to 1.119)1.049 (0.810 to 1.358)0.957 (0.785 to 1.167)0.979 (0.837 to 1.145)
  High0.939 (0.776 to 1.135)0.971 (0.829 to 1.136)0.916 (0.812 to 1.033)0.976 (0.783 to 1.216)0.934 (0.776 to 1.125)0.949 (0.824 to 1.093)
  1. aAdjusted for dataset (TILDA or Mitchelstown Cohort)
  2. bAdjusted for age, sex, BMI, education, smoking, marital status, dataset
  3. *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01