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Table 2 Associations between depression and sedentary behaviors (SBs) assessed by multivariable logistic

From: Associations between sedentary behaviour patterns and depression among people aged 60 and older in Hebei Province of China

  Model 1 Model 2 Model 3
OR (95% CI) p value OR (95% CI) p value OR (95% CI) p value
Passive SBs (h/d)
  = 0 2.49 (1.46,4.33) 0.001* 1.99 (1.12,3.57) 0.019 2.09 (1.18,3.76) 0.012*
  > 0–≤ 1 0.96 (0.51,1.78) 0.899 0.98 (0.52,1.84) 0.955 0.93 (0.49,1.75) 0.829
 1–2 Ref Ref Ref
 2–3 2.55 (1.39,4.64) 0.002* 2.21 (1.16,4.15) 0.014 2.21 (1.16,4.16) 0.014*
  > 3 3.62 (2.01,6.53) < 0.001* 3.51 (1.89,6.51) < 0.001* 3.59 (1.93,6.68) < 0.001*
Mentally active SBs (h/d)
  = 0 Ref Ref Ref
  > 0–≤ 1 1.05 (0.54,1.87) 0.880 1.22 (0.61,2.28) 0.550 1.54 (0.74,2.94) 0.219
  > 1 0.38 (0.16,0.78) 0.016* 0.46 (0.19,0.96) 0.059 0.26 (0.06,0.71) 0.024*
  1. Model 1 adjusted for sex, age, education, employment, smoking, alcohol consumption in the past year, body mass index, chronic diseases
  2. Model 2 adjusted Model 1 covariates and sleep duration, domestic work and physical exercise
  3. Model 3 adjusted Model 2 covariates and the other category of SBs (for example, adjusted for mentally active SBs when exploring the relationship between passive SBs and depression)
  4. *p < 0.05