Table 3

ORs and 95% CI of metabolic syndrome according to quartiles of sedentary behavior

Model 1*Model 2Model 3Model 4§
OR95% CIOR95% CIOR95% CIOR95% CI
Duration of sedentary time
 1 (lowest)1.001.001.001.00
 21.110.801.550.950.631.450.900.591.390.890.581.37
 31.751.322.321.250.841.871.150.781.701.130.761.68
 4 (highest)1.661.112.481.260.891.791.180.811.731.160.771.74
 P value for trend<0.010.060.170.25
% of sedentary time of total wear time
 1 (lowest)1.001.001.001.00
 21.621.152.281.621.112.381.521.042.211.521.032.24
 32.321.533.521.761.142.711.591.022.491.591.002.52
 4 (highest)3.102.084.621.901.252.881.611.052.481.610.972.67
 P value for trend<0.01<0.010.020.04
Average length of sedentary bout
 1 (lowest)1.001.001.001.00
 21.140.771.681.020.661.580.980.631.520.980.631.52
 31.511.002.281.170.741.871.120.731.721.110.721.71
 4 (highest)2.161.443.231.370.991.901.230.861.761.210.851.73
 P value for trend<0.010.030.160.18
Intensity during sedentary time
 1 (highest)1.001.001.001.00
 21.060.731.541.100.711.711.110.721.711.110.721.72
 31.440.902.301.440.902.301.370.852.201.370.852.20
 4 (lowest)2.011.362.991.661.032.671.590.962.621.590.962.62
 P value for trend<0.010.020.050.05
Number of sedentary breaks
 1 (highest)1.001.001.001.00
 20.970.641.471.180.771.801.150.741.781.160.751.79
 31.591.132.241.491.032.151.501.022.211.531.052.23
 4 (lowest)2.091.313.351.360.832.211.270.752.141.280.762.17
 P value for trend<0.010.120.210.20
  • *Adjusted for age and sex.

  • †Adjusted for age, sex, ethnicity, education, alcohol consumption, smoking, and BMI.

  • ‡Adjusted for age, sex, ethnicity, education, alcohol consumption, smoking, BMI, diabetes, and heart disease.

  • §Adjusted for age, sex, ethnicity, education, alcohol consumption, smoking, BMI, diabetes, heart disease, and physical activity.