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Table 4 Logistic regression of neck/shoulder pain (NSP) in the past month and nature of activity for females (n = 351) and males (n = 292), expressed as odds ratio and 95% confidence intervals (CI)

From: Neck/shoulder pain in adolescents is not related to the level or nature of self-reported physical activity or type of sedentary activity in an Australian pregnancy cohort

Nature of activity Females Males
  Proportion reporting NSP (%) Adjusteda OR (CI) Proportion reporting NSP (%) Adjusteda OR (CI)
Dynamic     
More than 40 hours/week 39.3 1.62 (0.70–3.72) 13.3 0.57 (0.12–2.70)
>30–40 hours/week 40.6 1.60 (0.90–2.86) 34.0 1.97 (0.96–4.04)
>20–30 hours/week 30.3 1 21.1 1
>15–20 hours/week 31.0 1.0 (0.52–1.92) 25.0 1.24 (0.55–2.79)
15 hours/week or less 47.4 2.11 (0.81–5.52) 20.4 0.97 (0.44–2.14)
Static     
More than 155 hours/week 33.3 0.97 (0.17–5.55) 16.7 0.69 (0.22–2.22)
>145–155 hours/week 33.0 0.95 (0.56–1.61) 25.0 1.13 (0.59–2.17)
>135–145 hours/week 34.0 1 22.7 1
>130–135 hours/week 34.2 1.02 (0.48–2.18) 22.6 1.01 (0.39–2.60)
130 hours/week or less 37.0 1.20 (0.60–2.40) 29.6 1.44 (0.56–3.66)
Lying     
More than 90 hours/week 38.2 1.42 (0.65–3.07) 27.6 1.13 (0.44–2.88)
>80–90 hours/week 28.0 0.82 (0.44–1.52) 17.5 0.61 (0.29–1.26)
>70–80 hours/week 30.4 1 26.0 1
>65–70 hours/week 61.2 *3.51 (1.80–6.87) 30.6 1.26 (0.59–2.66)
65 hours/week or less 20.0 0.56 (0.22–1.46) 14.8 0.49 (0.16–1.56)
Sitting     
More than 70 hours/week 29.0 0.81 (0.36–1.79) 23.5 1.37 (0.58–3.22)
>60–70 hours/week 34.8 1.02 (0.57–1.83) 24.4 1.44 (0.69–3.01)
>50–60 hours/week 34.2 1 18.3 1
>40–50 hours/week 33.9 1.02 (0.53–1.95) 29.2 1.90 (0.81–4.41)
40 hours/week or less 37.8 1.26 (0.58–2.72) 27.8 1.75 (0.54–5.68)
Standing     
More than 20 hours/week 40.5 1.13 (0.55–2.32) 33.3 2.01 (0.33–12.09)
>15–20 hours/week 32.6 0.83 (0.47–1.48) 17.9 0.85 (0.28–2.59)
>10–15 hours/week 36.4 1 20.0 1
>5–10 hours/week 30.4 0.76 (0.41–1.42) 23.5 1.21 (0.61–2.41)
5 hours/week or less 16.7 0.34 (0.07–1.61) 31.4 1.81 (0.82–4.02)
  1. a Adjusted for body mass index and smoking.
  2. * Statistically significant association