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Table 2 Prevalence OR#of chronic musculoskeletal complaints (subdivided to chronic widespread and non-widespread MSCs) related to level of physical activity in HUNT 1

From: Physical inactivity is associated with chronic musculoskeletal complaints 11 years later: results from the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study

Activity level Total Chronic MSCs Chronic widespread MSCs Chronic non-widespread MSCs
  39520 n OR (CI) n OR (CI) n OR (CI)
Classification 1        
Inactive 4089 2239 1.0 (ref.) 261 1.0 (ref.) 1978 1.0 (ref.)
Active 35431 17984 0.9 (0.9–1.0) 2053 0.9 (0.8–1.0) 15927 0.9 (0.9–1.0)
Classification 2        
Inactive 4089 2239 1.0 (ref.) 261 1.0 (ref.) 1978 1.0 (ref.)
<1 times/week 11468 6100 1.0 (0.9–1.1) 791 1.0 (0.9–1.2) 5309 1.0 (0.9–1.1)
1 times/week 10590 5245 0.9 (0.8–0.9) 595 0.8 (0.7–0.9) 4650 0.9 (0.8–0.9)
2–3 times/week 8970 4452 0.9 (0.8–1.0) 474 0.8 (0.7–0.9) 3978 0.9 (0.9–1.0)
>3 times/week 4319 2140 0.9 (0.8–0.9) 193 0.7 (0.6–0.9) 1947 0.9 (0.8–0.9)
Missing 84 47 1.0 (0.7–1.6) 4 1.0 (0.3–2.8) 43 1.0 (0.7–1.6)
Classification 3        
Inactive 4089 2239 1.0 (ref.) 261 1.0 (ref.) 1978 1.0 (ref.)
Very low 29215 15114 0.9 (0.9–1.0) 1732 0.9 (0.8–1.0) 13382 0.9 (0.9–1.0)
Low 3664 1719 0.9 (0.8–1.0) 207 0.8 (0.7–1.0) 1512 0.9 (0.8–1.0)
Medium 1493 680 0.9 (0.8–1.1) 59 0.7 (0.6–0.9) 621 1.0 (0.9–1.1)
High 1059 471 0.8 (0.7–1.0) 59 0.9 (0.7–1.2) 412 0.8 (0.7–0.9)
  1. #Adjusted for age, gender, body mass index, smoking and education.