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Table 2 Regression coefficients with their 95% confidence intervals (CIs) from the linear regression models predicting lipids

From: Higher number of steps and breaks during sedentary behaviour are associated with better lipid profiles

  Unadjusted Adjusteda  
n Coeff. (95% CI) p n Coeff. (95% CI) p  
Laying down and sitting
 s-cholesterol 506 −0.004 (− 0.012 to 0.004) 0.34 501 − 0.004 (− 0.013 to 0.005) 0.34
 HDL-c 568 −0.013 (− 0.017 to − 0.010) < 0.001 530 −0.006 (− 0.010 to − 0.003) 0.001
 LDL-c 509 0.003 (− 0.004 to 0.010) 0.43 504 − 0.000 (− 0.008 to 0.008) 0.99
 Triglycerides 568 0.010 (0.006 to 0.013) < 0.001 530 0.003 (−0.000 to 0.007) 0.087
Standing upright
 s-cholesterol 506 −0.007 (− 0.020 to 0.005) 0.25 501 −0.009 (− 0.022 to 0.005) 0.19
 HDL-c 568 0.014 (0.009 to 0.020) < 0.001 530 0.004 (− 0.002 to 0.009) 0.20
 LDL-c 509 −0.014 (− 0.025 to − 0.003) 0.016 504 −0.011 (− 0.023 to 0.001) 0.072
 Triglycerides 568 −0.013 (− 0.019 to − 0.008) < 0.001 530 − 0.005 (− 0.011 to 0.001) 0.13
Light physical activity
 s-cholesterol 506 0.019 (0.000 to 0.038) 0.045 501 0.019 (0.000 to 0.038) 0.050
 HDL-c 568 0.019 (0.011 to 0.027) < 0.001 530 0.011 (0.003 to 0.019) 0.005
 LDL-c 509 0.010 (−0.007 to 0.027) 0.24 504 0.013 (−0.004 to 0.030) 0.14
 Triglycerides 568 −0.011 (− 0.020 to − 0.002) 0.012 530 −0.004 (− 0.012 to 0.005) 0.40
MVPA
 s-cholesterol 506 0.033 (0.008 to 0.058) 0.009 509 0.035 (0.009 to 0.061) 0.008
 HDL-c 568 0.033 (0.022 to 0.044) < 0.001 530 0.018 (0.007 to 0.029) 0.001
 LDL-c 509 0.011 (−0.012 to 0.034) 0.35 504 0.018 (−0.005 to 0.042) 0.12
 Triglycerides 568 −0.017 (− 0.029 to − 0.005) 0.004 530 −0.004 (− 0.016 to 0.007) 0.49
Number of breaks per day
 s-cholesterol 506 0.007 (−0.000 to 0.015) 0.064 501 0.008 (−0.001 to 0.016) 0.055
 HDL-c 568 0.010 (0.007 to 0.013) < 0.001 530 0.005 (0.001 to 0.008) 0.007
 LDL-c 509 0.003 (− 0.004 to 0.010) 0.44 504 0.006 (−0.002 to 0.013) 0.12
 Triglycerides 568 −0.009 (− 0.012 to − 0.005) < 0.001 530 − 0.004 (− 0.008 to − 0.000) 0.028
Number of steps (thousands) per day
 s-cholesterol 506 0.018 (− 0.009 to 0.046) 0.19 501 0.021 (− 0.008 to 0.049) 0.16
 HDL-c 568 0.037 (0.025 to 0.049) < 0.001 530 0.019 (0.007 to 0.031) 0.002
 LDL-c 509 −0.003 (− 0.027 to 0.022) 0.84 504 0.007 (−0.019 to 0.033) 0.58
 Triglycerides 568 −0.024 (− 0.037 to − 0.012) < 0.001 530 −0.008 (− 0.020 to 0.005) 0.23
  1. HDL-c high density lipoprotein cholesterol, LDL-c low density lipoprotein cholesterol, Triglycerides log-transformed triglyceride concentration, MVPA moderate-to-vigorous physical activity
  2. a Adjusted for BMI, hypothyroidism medication use, and hormone replacement therapy. In all analyses concerning s-cholesterol and LDL-c the participants using statin therapy were excluded