Table 2

Adjusted means* (SE) of five sedentary variables according to metabolic syndrome

Sedentary variables
Duration of sedentary time (hours)% of sedentary time of total wear timeAverage length of sedentary bout (min)Intensity during sedentary time (counts)Number of sedentary breaks
Large waist
circumferenceNo, mean (SE)9.27 (0.13)62.63 (0.49)16.31 (0.21)15.76 (0.24)88.38 (0.73)
Yes, mean (SE)9.60 (0.11)66.63 (0.60)17.73 (0.18)15.03 (0.18)82.36 (0.85)
P value0.04<0.01<0.010.02<0.01
Low HDLNo, mean (SE)9.39 (0.10)64.22 (0.52)16.95 (0.15)15.49 (0.17)85.46 (0.50)
Yes, mean (SE)9.71 (0.13)67.71 (0.65)17.86 (0.34)14.78 (0.44)81.97 (1.47)
P value0.06<0.010.030.190.03
High
triglyceridesNo, mean (SE)9.29 (0.10)63.84 (0.56)16.99 (0.17)15.82 (0.17)85.34 (0.73)
Yes, mean (SE)9.62 (0.15)67.03 (0.62)17.55 (0.17)14.62 (0.22)82.42 (0.94)
P value0.05<0.010.01<0.010.02
Low glucoseNo, mean (SE)9.28 (0.13)63.63 (0.52)16.96 (0.24)15.63 (0.20)85.55 (0.84)
Yes, mean (SE)9.51 (0.12)66.07 (0.66)17.37 (0.16)15.18 (0.21)83.36 (0.75)
P value0.12<0.010.170.140.06
High blood
pressureNo, mean (SE)9.44 (0.12)64.59 (0.57)16.81 (0.21)15.54 (0.21)86.03 (0.64)
Yes, mean (SE)9.50 (0.12)65.65 (0.58)17.49 (0.21)15.13 (0.22)83.37 (0.80)
P value0.760.150.050.200.01
Metabolic
syndromeNo, mean (SE)9.26 (0.10)63.15 (0.52)16.68 (0.18)15.80 (0.20)86.69 (0.65)
Yes, mean (SE)9.70 (0.12)67.33 (0.57)17.74 (0.20)14.78 (0.22)82.27 (1.03)
P value<0.01<0.01<0.01<0.01<0.01
  • *Adjusted for age and sex.