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Table 2 The association of physical activity level and sedentary leisure time with abnormal carotid artery and CP

From: Physical activity and carotid atherosclerosis risk reduction in population with high risk for cardiovascular diseases: a cross-sectional study

Variables Abnormal carotid artery CP
Event (%) OR (95%CI) a P value Event (%) OR (95%CI) a P value
Physical activity level, MET-h/d       
 Per SD increase 5726 (52.4) 0.908 (0.869, 0.948) <0.001 4014 (43.6) 0.900 (0.857, 0.945) <0.001
 Quartiles       
  Q1(<5.6) 1461 (60.2) 1.0   1130 (53.9) 1.0  
  Q2(5.6-<12.2) 1708 (56.6) 0.875 (0.775, 0.928) 0.031 1177 (47.3) 0.745 (0.651, 0.851) <0.001
  Q3(12.2-<23.3) 1377 (50.2) 0.858 (0.758, 0.972) 0.016 904 (39.8) 0.729 (0.635, 0.837) <0.001
  Q4(≥23.3) 1180 (43.2) 0.761 (0.669, 0.865) <0.001 803 (34.1) 0.679 (0.589, 0.783) <0.001
  P for trend    <0.001    <0.001
Sedentary leisure time, h/d       
 Per SD increase 5726 (52.4) 1.011 (0.970, 1.054) 0.608 4014 (43.6) 1.036 (0.989, 1.086) 0.240
 Quartiles       
  Q1(<1.0) 1198 (53.7) 1.0   854 (45.3) 1.0  
  Q2(1.0-<1.7) 1397 (50.2) 0.932 (0.824, 1.055) 0.265 964 (41.1) 0.915 (0.796, 1.051) 0.208
  Q3(1.7-<2.5) 1719 (54.7) 1.110 (0.983, 1.254) 0.093 1181 (45.3) 1.098 (0.958, 1.258) 0.181
  Q4(≥2.5) 1412 (51.1) 0.940 (0.830, 1.066) 0.334 1015 (42.9) 0.975 (0.846, 1.122) 0.720
  P for trend    0.536    0.951
  1. aAll reference to normal group, adjusted for, if not physical activity level or sedentary leisure time by, sex, age, BMI, WC, SBP, DBP, current smoker, alcohol drinker, education, household income, fasting glucose, TC, HDL-C, TG, LDL-C, physical activity level and sedentary leisure time.