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Table 5 Associations between Sami ethnicity and level of physical activity. The SAMINOR 2 Clinical Survey (2012–2014)

From: Physical activity in Sami and non-Sami populations in rural Northern Norway, the SAMINOR 2 Clinical Survey

  Winter, inlanda Winter, coastb Autumn/spring, coastc Total
Model 1d Model 2e Model 1d Model 2e Model 1d Model 2e Model 1d Model 2e
Women n = 687 n = 585 n = 496 n = 456 n = 1825 n = 1722 n = 3008 n = 2763
Sami ethnicity −0.74 (0.001) −0.44 (0.08) 0.18 (0.35) 0.16 (0.39) −0.05 (0.69) −0.01 (0.92) −0.37 (< 0.001) −0.27 (0.001)
Men n = 515 n = 473 n = 468 n = 435 n = 1637 n = 1553 n = 2620 n = 2461
Sami ethnicity 0.04 (0.89) 0.05 (0.86) 0.52 (0.006) 0.36 (0.06) 0.01 (0.95) 0.05 (0.71) −0.1 (0.22) −0.08 (0.32)
  1. Note: Values are β coefficients from linear regression analyses with p-values in parentheses
  2. aMunicipalities included in winter, inland area: Kautokeino and Karasjok
  3. bMunicipalities included in winter, coast area: Tana and Nesseby
  4. cMunicipalities included in autumn/spring coast area: Porsanger, Kåfjord, Storfjord, Lyngen, Skånland and Evenes
  5. dModel 1: adjusted for age
  6. eModel 2: adjusted for age, education (< 13/≥13 years), smoking, alcohol intake (< 2, 2–4.99, 5–9.99, > 10 g/day), cardiovascular diseases (yes/no), diabetes (yes/no), chronic pain (yes/no) and body mass index (< 18.5, 18.5–24.9, 25–29.9, ≥30 kg/m2)